JG Chakyo Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dancer J.G. Chakyo and Rheumatoid Arthritis

“The elements that make us who we are don’t disappear in the face of chronic illness—they simply transform.” Hear more from J.G. Chakyo on life with rheumatoid arthritis… Read More

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Attack Risk

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Attack Risk

It has long been known that people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have higher mortality than the general population. The good news is that research is leading to a greater understanding of why this happens and ways to lessen the risk… Read More

Aging With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Aging With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Getting older can mean you have more medical issues to deal with, and adding RA to the mix may complicate treatment. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to successfully navigate your golden years… Read More

Interleukin and Arthritis Pain

Interleukin and Arthritis Pain

Evidence supports the theory that IL-6 plays a key role in the development of RA-related fatigue. Learn more about interleukin and arthritis… Read More

Alcohol and Arthritis

Alcohol and Arthritis

It’s a question many people with arthritis wonder about — will drinking alcohol hurt me, help me, or neither? Read More

Biologics and Cancer

Biologics and Cancer

Recent findings from Denmark indicate that biologics do not increase the risk of a second malignancy for RA patients who have had cancer. Read more about biologics and cancer… Read More

Foods Relieve Arthritis

Foods That Relieve Arthritis

A review of existing research, published in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition, lists foods that, the authors say, have been proven to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in the long-term… Read More

Young People with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Young People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Having rheumatoid arthritis is a challenge at any age, but adults in their late teens or early 20s face particular trials that older adults may not… Read More