rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment Options

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic (long-term) disease that causes inflammation of the joints and surrounding tissues. It can also affect other organs. Usually, rheumatoid arthritis affects joints on both sides of the body equally. The wrists, fingers, knees, feet, and ankles are most commonly affected. What causes Rheumatoid Arthritis and who is at risk? The cause...

7 Surprising Things That Can Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you’re taking your rheumatoid arthritis medication as directed but still feel aches and pains, try making these simple changes to help you feel better. Medication can slow joint damage and improve pain for most people withrheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to the American College of Rheumatology. But you could be unwittingly making your symptoms worse...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Adherence Improved with Positive Expectations, Information:Term life

At the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2016) June 8-11 in London, two new studies offered insights on why patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) do not adhere to their treatment plan, providing important information on strategies that clinicians can use to improve treatment adherence, which helps reduce healthcare costs and improve treatment outcomes.According to a...

New drug for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis shows promising success

In a clinical phase-3-study, an international research cooperation of MedUni Vienna and Stanford University has achieved significant success with the drug Baricitinib for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. The test persons exhibited significantly less symptoms of the disorder. The results are now published in the top scientific journal New England Journal of Medicine. The worldwide...

9 Methods To Naturally Achieve Arthritis Pain Relief

Arthritis is a very degenerative and painful condition that is characterized by inflammation within the joints that causes pain and stiffness. Osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of arthritis, worsens with age. It is caused by all of the wear and tear that the body is subjected to over the years. Traditionally doctors have...

10 Ways to Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Living with RA There are many medications for rheumatoid arthritis, but painful flare-ups are still a fact of life. The good news is there are many things you can do to reduce, and even prevent, pain. “It is something that affects you throughout life, so you want to find ways to perform activities while protecting your...

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