Exploring the link between rheumatoid arthritis and atrial fibrillation
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 Caffeine's protective effects against obesity and joint diseases supported by genetic studyCaffeine's protective effects against obesity and joint diseases supported by genetic study
 
The effects of caffeine levels in circulation by considering genetically predicted variations in caffeine metabolism.
 
 
 Exploring the link between rheumatoid arthritis and atrial fibrillationExploring the link between rheumatoid arthritis and atrial fibrillation
 
Announcing a new article publication for Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications journal. Observational research has indicated that individuals diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have an elevated likelihood of developing atrial fibrillation (AF).
 
   Sinusitis tied to elevated rheumatic disease riskSinusitis tied to elevated rheumatic disease risk
 
The common inflammatory condition sinusitis is linked to a 40% heightened risk of a subsequent diagnosis of rheumatic disease, particularly in the 5 to 10 years preceding the start of symptoms, finds research published in the open access journal RMD Open.
 
   Researchers discover how "leaky" mitochondria can drive harmful inflammationResearchers discover how "leaky" mitochondria can drive harmful inflammation
 
Researchers have discovered how "leaky" mitochondria – the powerhouses of our cells – can drive harmful inflammation responsible for diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.
 
   Breakthrough blood test developed for early detection of sarcoidosisBreakthrough blood test developed for early detection of sarcoidosis
 
A research project led by Lobelia Samavati, M.D., professor of internal medicine and molecular medicine and genetics at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, and supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has developed a tool to rapidly and inexpensively diagnose sarcoidosis, a chronic inflammatory disease marked by the growth of tiny lumps called granulomas in the lungs and other organs.
 
 New blood biomarkers identified to predict cardiovascular risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients
 
New blood biomarkers identified to predict cardiovascular risk in rheumatoid arthritis patientsRheumatoid arthritis impacts approximately 2 million people in the United States and is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
 
 
 Human molecular adaptations to fasting: Insights from proteomic analysis
 
Human molecular adaptations to fasting: Insights from proteomic analysisResearchers investigate systemic proteome adaptations to one week of fasting in humans.
 
 
 Calcium crystal deposits linked to worsening knee osteoarthritis, study finds
 
Calcium crystal deposits linked to worsening knee osteoarthritis, study findsKnee osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting approximately 600 million people worldwide and 34 million people in the U.S.
 
 
 Living near green spaces linked to higher bone density and lower osteoporosis risk
 
Living near green spaces linked to higher bone density and lower osteoporosis riskLiving in leafy areas near gardens, parks, and green spaces, may boost bone density and lower the risk of osteoporosis, finds research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.