Arthritis & Rheumatism

Most common allergies not linked to rheumatoid arthritis

Most common allergies are not associated with the risk for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but some allergic conditions, including animal dander allergy and atopic dermatitis, are associated with increased RA risk, according to ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Obesity lowering the age for knee replacements

More than half of Australians who underwent knee replacement for osteoarthritis were obese, increasing their risk of having the operation at a younger age, especially among women.

Medical research

UHRF1 suppresses pathogeneses in rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by chronic inflammation of synovium, eventually leading to joint destruction. Epigenetic alteration (the mechanism of gene expression regulation without DNA sequence changes), such ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

The importance of treatment goals in PSA

PsA is a type of inflammatory arthritis linked to psoriasis—a chronic condition affecting the skin and nails. People with PsA experience pain and swelling in their joints, and at the points where tendons and ligaments attach ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Patient involvement and empowerment: Coping with rheumatic diseases

At the 2022 EULAR Congress, Joana Vicente presented the findings of a survey which set out to identify the levels of invalidation and lack of understanding felt by adults with RMDs from health professionals and other people. ...

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