Arthritis & Rheumatism

ACR: studies explore link between diet and RA

(HealthDay)—Diet may influence risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, two new studies suggest. The research was scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, held from Nov. 6 ...


Diet change works swiftly in reducing risk

A study by Lynnette Ferguson, Professor of Nutrition at The University of Auckland, has shown that a change in diet can be effective in reducing inflammation over a period of just six weeks in healthy New Zealanders.


Foods identified as 'whole grain' not always healthy

Current standards for classifying foods as "whole grain" are inconsistent and, in some cases, misleading, according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. One of the most widely used industry ...


Confusion over diabetes types adds to patients' woes

(HealthDay)—Given that about one in 12 Americans has diabetes, chances are good you know someone with some form of the disease. But you may be less informed about the different types of diabetes and their causes and treatments. ...

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