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 : Bacteria in Milk and Beef May Be Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis : University of Central Florida.|
|2 : Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chikungunya Virus Share Symptoms : Washington University School of Medicine.|
|3 : Rheumatoid Arthritis: New Effective and Cheaper Treatment : KU Leuven.|
|4 : Medical Marijuana not Recommended for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, or Fibromyalgia Symptoms : Wiley.|
|5 : Shoulder Replacement in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients : Mayo Clinic.|
|6 : Copper and Magnetic Bracelets Do Not Help Rheumatoid Arthritis : University of York.|
|7 : Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Day : Rheumatoid Patient Foundation.|
|8 : Rheumatoid Arthritis - Cheaper Medication Works for Newly Diagnosed Patients : UNMC.|
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