A new drug offers optimism for those dealing with rheumatoid arthritis.
Condition Center: Rheumatoid Arthritis
The immune system protects the body from bacteria and diseases by creating white blood cells to fight infection. However, in patients with rheumatoid...
The medications currently used to treat rheumatoid arthritis are expensive, but a new study may present a cheap, alternative option.
Despite its slow movements, tai chi may provide relief for some patients with chronic diseases.
If you have arthritis, chronic pain can make avoiding exercise altogether sound like a good idea. But you may want to give yoga a second look.
It seems that US college students are still lighting up — but this time it may not be cigarettes they're lighting.
For patients with arthritis, a total joint replacement can increase mobility and decrease pain. But these patients may face some unexpected risks pos...
Rheumatoid arthritis and heart disease often go hand-in-hand. Now researchers may have found at least one reason why that is.
For those with arthritis, a hard workout seems like it would probably just make the pain worse. But the opposite might be true.
There’s a new treatment in town. And it looks promising for children with this rare genetic disorder.
Megan Park is using her celebrity to raise awareness about a condition that's sometimes — and mistakenly — associated only with older people.
If those aching joints are a result of rheumatoid arthritis, it may be a signal to take extra care of your teeth.
Seafood is always a great choice for protein if you’re young and female, right? Not so fast.
Of all the parts of the body smoking can damage, the back doesn't seem like it would be one of them. Many smokers with lower back arthritis, however,...
Despite its name, the chikungunya virus has nothing to do with chickens. It may, however, have something to do with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Improving arthritis symptoms may be as simple as getting some exercise.
Could the birth process have a role in immune disease development? A common birthing method may raise babies' risk of immune diseases later, a new st...
Many factors, like high blood pressure, infections, stress and smoking, may raise the risk of premature birth in pregnant women. And new research sug...