Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Experts emphasize community support and coping strategies for those managing this invisible yet impactful condition.
New research gets us one step closer to a cure for rheumatoid arthritis. Then, are you at an increased risk of medical debt? And finally… happy thoughts can extend the effects of antidepressants.
Many patients with rheumatoid arthritis are forced to try numerous, expensive medications until they find one that works. Fortunately, Scipher Medicine’s new blood test offers a precision approach, discovering what medication will work the first time.
Rheumatoid diseases number around 100, though arthritis is the most well known. They can be crippling and sometimes even fatal, but good treatments exist. The key is early detection, as an expert explains.
Autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus carry a genetic predisposition, but need an environmental trigger to take hold. Triggers are poorly understood, but some women claim their disease is a result of contraceptives, including birth control pills and IUDs. Experts and one women suffering from autoimmune disease discuss the issue.