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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Diagnosis, Treatment Information Document List

Summary: Our library below features 39 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) RSS feed.

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Publications

CDD-450 Drug Compound Shows Promise Against Rheumatoid Arthritis
Scientists have designed a new drug compound that dials down inflammation, suggesting possible future uses against autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Publish Date: 2018/04/01

Bacteria in Milk and Beef May Be Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis
Study shows a strain of bacteria commonly found in milk and beef may be a trigger for developing rheumatoid arthritis in people genetically at risk.
Publish Date: 2018/01/31 - Updated: 2021/04/03

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chikungunya Virus Share Symptoms
Chikungunya virus often causes joint pain and swelling similar to that seen in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Publish Date: 2015/01/30 - Updated: 2020/10/17

Effective and Cheaper Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
New drug combination for RA treats the disease with less medication and fewer side effects at significantly lower cost.
Publish Date: 2014/11/11 - Updated: 2021/04/03

Medical Marijuana not Recommended for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, or Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Article explores risks associated with using herbal cannabis for medicinal purposes and advises healthcare providers to discourage rheumatology patients from using this drug as therapy.
Publish Date: 2014/03/09

Shoulder Arthroplasty in RA Patients
Study reveals if people develop significant pain in their shoulder due to arthritis associated with rheumatoid arthritis, shoulder arthroplasty really is a predictable and reliable operation to help them improve their function and relieve pain..
Publish Date: 2014/01/13 - Updated: 2021/09/17

Copper and Magnetic Bracelets Do Not Help Rheumatoid Arthritis
University of York study reveals magnet wrist straps and copper bracelets have no effect on pain or disease progression in RA patients.
Publish Date: 2013/09/18 - Updated: 2015/04/09

Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day
Establishment of Rheumatoid Awareness day of recognition to be held each year on February 2.
Publish Date: 2013/01/23 - Updated: 2016/03/31

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Cheaper Medication Works for Newly Diagnosed Patients
Results of rheumatoid arthritis study showed patients were treated successfully with drugs lower in cost and with fewer side effects compared with other treatments.
Publish Date: 2011/11/14

Survey of Rheumatologists Reveals Health Insurance Barriers Jeopardize Ability of Physicians to Effectively Treat Patients
Nationwide survey explores impact of health insurance barriers such as prior authorization and step therapy on ability of rheumatologists to provide effective care to patients.
Publish Date: 2011/10/02

P21 Protein Halts Rheumatoid Arthritis
P21 protein prevents immune cells from launching into destructive rampage through the cartilage and bone in rheumatoid arthritis patients.
Publish Date: 2011/09/08

Link Between COPD and Rheumatoid Arthritis Confirmed
study shows patients with rheumatoid arthritis are two times more likely to have concurrent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Publish Date: 2011/05/26

Cimzia (Certolizumab Pegol) Shows Rapid Relief From Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms
Adult Rheumatoid Arthritis patients treated with Cimzia that achieved early responses were found to have an increased chance of achieving longer-term outcomes.
Publish Date: 2011/05/12

Poor Sleep Associated with Greater Rheumatoid Arthritis Disability
Poor sleep quality correlated with higher levels of depressive symptoms pain severity increased fatigue and functional disability in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Publish Date: 2011/02/15 - Updated: 2022/06/04

Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Redefined
Definitions of rheumatoid arthritis remission which are to be applied to future RA clinical trials.
Publish Date: 2011/02/03 - Updated: 2021/07/30

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Not Getting Recommended Drugs
Among patients with a true diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, closer to 90 percent should be receiving treatment.
Publish Date: 2011/02/01

Heart Attack Risk Increases After Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosed
The risk of having a heart attack is 60 percent higher just a year after a patient has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.
Publish Date: 2010/12/06

Early Diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis Crucial
(Study) Positive outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are closely linked to early diagnosis and treatment with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Publish Date: 2010/11/23 - Updated: 2023/09/19

Bortezomib Promising Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
(Study) Study suggests biologic drug bortezomib (Velcade) may represent a promising treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
Publish Date: 2010/11/04 - Updated: 2023/09/19

Fostamatinib Demonstrates Positive Response in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
AstraZeneca fostamatinib (R788) significantly improved outcomes of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who responded inadequately to ongoing treatment with methotrexate (MTX).
Publish Date: 2010/09/23

Disease Activity Is Main Factor In Disability From Rheumatoid Arthritis
For people living with rheumatoid arthritis the level is measured using DAS 28 score is the factor affecting level of RA related disability.
Publish Date: 2010/08/19

New Way of Classifying Rheumatoid Arthritis
New way of classifying rheumatoid arthritis aimed at identifying the disease earlier.
Publish Date: 2010/08/10 - Updated: 2016/06/13

Rheumatoid Arthritis and SLE - Sex Lives
Sex lives of patients are negatively affected by rheumatoid arthritis and SLE.
Publish Date: 2010/06/19

Partners Grieve Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis as Well
Partners of patients newly diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are equally emotionally affected by the diagnosis.
Publish Date: 2010/06/19

Smoking is a Predictor of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Smoking cigarettes is a significant risk factor for developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and may have a negative impact on the effectiveness of anti-tumor necrosis factor.
Publish Date: 2010/06/17

Rheumatoid Arthritis on Rise in Women
Rheumatoid arthritis incidence on the rise in women Study suggests environmental factors may be cause of increase.
Publish Date: 2010/05/26

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients and Doctors Differ on Disease Severity
RA patients and doctors differ on severity assessment as depressed patients show highest level of discord in evaluating their disease.
Publish Date: 2010/05/25

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency
Women living in northeastern United States more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Publish Date: 2010/04/07

Casper the Ghost Molecule Stops Rheumatoid Arthritis
Suicide molecule that floats undetected into over-active immune cells responsible for rheumatoid arthritis.
Publish Date: 2010/01/28 - Updated: 2018/03/16

SIMPONI Successful in Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
SIMPONI data shows long-term efficacy in treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis patients with active Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Publish Date: 2009/10/19

Cimzia for Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
Cimzia for adult patients with moderate to severely active rheumatoid arthritis.
Publish Date: 2009/10/18 - Updated: 2010/01/17

Decline in Rheumatoid Vasculitis in US Veterans
Rheumatoid Vasculitis is a complication of severe rheumatoid arthritis an autoimmune disease causing painful inflammation of joints.
Publish Date: 2009/08/27

Rheumatoid Arthritis - Depression and Inflammation Linked to Pain
Pain accompanied by joint destruction disability and disfigurement increases risk of emotional disturbances in RA patients.
Publish Date: 2009/08/04 - Updated: 2009/08/31

I have Rheumatoid Arthritis What is my Prognosis
Discusses prognostic factors used to guide arthritis specialists when they treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Publish Date: 2009/06/29 - Updated: 2010/11/03

SIMPONI in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Golimumab has shown promise in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis patients who have previously discontinued other anti-TNF-alpha therapies.
Publish Date: 2009/06/10

Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Feel the Disease Controls Their Lives
Rheumatoid arthritis is a debilitating disease that has a significant impact on a patient's quality of life.
Publish Date: 2009/06/10

Difference Between Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Osteoarthritis often accompanies aging, and rheumatoid arthritis can occur in any age group and is also found in children and adults.
Publish Date: 2009/05/31 - Updated: 2022/08/02

SIMPONI Approved for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis
Health Canada approves SIMPONI - golimumab - as a monthly treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis active psoriatic arthritis and active ankylosing spondylitis.
Publish Date: 2009/04/14

Rheumatoid Arthritis - New Treatment Possible
Findings provide new insight into the pathogenic mechanism of RA and emphasize the importance of PIGF and flt-1 as potential candidates for Rheumatoid Arthritis therapy.
Publish Date: 2009/01/29 - Updated: 2009/02/03

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