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Joint Damage Successfully Identified In Rheumatoid Arthritis

There are 2 comments on the MediLexicon story from Jun 14, 2013, titled Joint Damage Successfully Identified In Rheumatoid Arthritis. In it, MediLexicon reports that:

A new study presented at EULAR 2013, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, demonstrates the efficacy of the ARASHI method at evaluating radiographic joint damage in RA.

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San Jose, CA

#1 Jun 19, 2013
Osteoarthritis is one of the reasons of those who decided to go through joint replacements to undergo such procedure. These implants may have been an answer for some patients, but others are experiencing the opposite. There were patients that have been said to have suffered from adverse effects.

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Latham, NY

#2 Oct 21, 2013
Research in recent years has suggested that smoking increases the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. If you already have RA, smoking can make it more difficult to treat, which could mean more joint damage. A Swedish study showed that smokers with RA were less likely to respond to two common RA treatments methotrexate and certain biologics (TNF inhibitors) than RA patients who didn't smoke.

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