The blue and purple colored ribbon denotes Rheumatoid Arthritis awareness. Rheumatoid Awareness Day is held each year on February 2, giving people with rheumatoid diseases a day of recognition. May is National Arthritis Awareness Month.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune condition, is a chronic inflammatory polyarthritis (arthritis that affects 5 or more joints). The natural history of RA varies considerably with at least three possible disease courses (3-5):
|Latest Rheumatoid Arthritis Publications|
|1 - Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chikungunya Virus Share Symptoms - Washington University School of Medicine.|
|2 - Rheumatoid Arthritis: New Effective and Cheaper Treatment - KU Leuven.|
|3 - Medical Marijuana not Recommended for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, or Fibromyalgia Symptoms - Wiley.|
|4 - Shoulder Replacement in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients - Mayo Clinic.|
|5 - Copper and Magnetic Bracelets Do Not Help Rheumatoid Arthritis - University of York.|
|6 - Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day - Rheumatoid Patient Foundation.|
|7 - Rheumatoid Arthritis - Cheaper Medication Works for Newly Diagnosed Patients - UNMC.|
|8 - Survey of Rheumatologists Reveals Health Insurance Barriers Jeopardize Ability of Physicians to Effectively Treat Patients - The Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations.|
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