8 New Rheumatoid Arthritis Findings

January 22, 2017

RA symptoms invisible but harmful, mortality increases with RA, plus 6 more highlights from recent RA studies of interest to primary care.

RA symptoms invisible but harmful, mortality increases with RA, fragility fractures linked with cardiovascular risk-we offer these and other highlights of recent surveys and studies of interest to primary care physicians.Scroll through the slides above for key findings. Original sources are below. Sources1. Now You See the RA Symptoms, Now You Don’t2. RA Symptoms Hurt Quality of Life3. More Mortality with RA4. Fragility Fractures Linked with Cardiovascular Risk5. Short-term MRI Predicts Long-term X-ray Changes6. TNF Inhibitors Lower MI Risk in Patients with RA7. Physical Activity May Ease the Chronic Pain of RA8. RA Linked with Gum Disease