Jawbone loss linked to onset of rheumatoid arthritis
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  December 6, 2017  
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 Jawbone loss linked to onset of rheumatoid arthritisJawbone loss linked to onset of rheumatoid arthritis
 
Jawbone loss caused by periodontitis predates the onset of rheumatoid arthritis. This according to research from Umeå University in Sweden presented in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatology.
 
 
 Arthritis prevalence in the U.S. substantially underestimated, research showsArthritis prevalence in the U.S. substantially underestimated, research shows
 
New research indicates that the prevalence of arthritis in the United States has been substantially underestimated, especially among adults
 
   Studies provide insights into potential effects of weight on individuals with rheumatoid arthritisStudies provide insights into potential effects of weight on individuals with rheumatoid arthritis
 
New research provides insights on the potential effects of weight on the health of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
 
   Weight gain does not offer mortality benefit for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, findings showWeight gain does not offer mortality benefit for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, findings show
 
Researchers call it the obesity paradox: the phenomenon, observed in studies of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other chronic conditions, where patients who are obese have a lower risk of death than those who weigh less.
 
   Researchers find no signs of early-onset OA in radiographs of Dolly's skeletonResearchers find no signs of early-onset OA in radiographs of Dolly's skeleton
 
Original concerns that cloning caused early-onset osteoarthritis (OA) in Dolly the sheep are unfounded, say experts at the University of Nottingham and the University of Glasgow.
 
 Immune system plays key role in amount of osteoarthritic pain and progression
 
Immune system plays key role in amount of osteoarthritic pain and progressionThe immune system plays a pivotal role in the amount of pain and disease progression experienced by patients with osteoarthritis (OA), McMaster University researchers have found.
 
 
 Losing weight via exercise alone may not protect your knees, study says
 
Losing weight via exercise alone may not protect your knees, study saysA new MRI study presented yesterday at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) stated that obese people who lose a significant amount of weight can slow down the degeneration of their knee cartilage, but only through exercise and diet or only by diet.
 
 
 Scientists identifies new genetic changes that increase risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma
 
Scientists identifies new genetic changes that increase risk of developing Hodgkin lymphomaPeople who inherit genetic changes which alter the function of their immune system are at increased risk of developing Hodgkin lymphoma, a major new study reports.