Arthritis drug may limit COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness, study finds
COVID-19 vaccines may not be as effective in people who take a drug for rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, according to a study published Tuesday by the journal Annals of Rheumatic Diseases. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RA Linked to Restrictive, Obstructive Spirometry Patterns
Compared with controls, rheumatoid arthritis was associated with lower percent predicted FEV1, percent predicted FVC, and FEV1/FVC (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 25, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

RA Linked to Restrictive, Obstructive Spirometry Patterns
TUESDAY, May 25, 2021 -- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with restrictive and obstructive spirometry patterns, with the strongest associations seen for severe patterns, according to a study published online May 13 in Arthritis&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Blood Tests Diagnose Rheumatoid Arthritis
What Blood Tests Are Done to Diagnose Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 25, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Understanding the risks with arthritis pain medications
May is Arthritis Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the risks associated with arthritis pain medications. Arthritis is a leading cause of pain and disability worldwide. Arthritis pain can interfere with your daily activities and enjoyment of life. The two main types of arthritis -- osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 25, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Study: Arthritis drug cuts death risk in hospitalized COVID-19 patients with pneumonia
Treatment with a rheumatoid arthritis drug reduced the risk for death from pneumonia caused by COVID-19 among hospitalized patients by nearly 40%, a study published Monday by JAMA Internal Medicine found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Rheumatoid Arthritis Cause a Rash
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Upadacitinib (Rinvoq) Could Be Promising New Option Against Eczema
FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 -- A pill called upadacitinib, already approved for treating rheumatoid arthritis, might also ease another common immunological condition -- eczema. In two phase 3 clinical trials, patients with moderate to severe eczema showed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Upadacitinib Could Be Promising New Option Against Eczema
FRIDAY, May 21, 2021 -- A pill called upadacitinib, already approved for treating rheumatoid arthritis, might also ease another common immunological condition -- eczema. In two phase 3 clinical trials, patients with moderate to severe eczema showed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rogue antibodies wreak havoc in severe COVID-19 cases
The development of antibodies to the COVID-19 virus has been the great long-term hope of ending the pandemic. However, immune system turncoats are also major culprits in severe cases of COVID-19, Yale scientists report in the journal Nature. These autoantibodies target and react with a person's tissues or organs similar to ones that cause autoimmune diseases such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Run in Families?
Title: Does Rheumatoid Arthritis Run in Families?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 5/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - May 19, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

How Do Doctors Test for Rheumatoid Arthritis
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Smoking and rheumatoid arthritis -- what's the connection?
May is Arthritis Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the connection between smoking and rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect more than just your joints. In some people, the condition can damage a wide variety of body systems, including the skin, eyes, lungs, heart [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 17, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: Non-joint symptoms that may precede joint symptoms by five years
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a long-term condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. Research suggests there are also a number of symptoms that might not seem "clearly related" to the autoimmune disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news