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All disease begins in the gut, said Hippocrates—and scientists have this week confirmed that rheumatoid arthritis is on the list. Bacteria in the gut are a predictor of the disease, they determine the severity and frequency of symptoms, and they could even help treat or prevent it.
Anti-histamine drugs and antidepressants can cause life-threatening heart problems in people with auto-immune health problems such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis
Inflammation-the body's natural repair response-is increasingly being seen as the real culprit in heart disease. And now it's being linked to cancer after researchers found that even the most aggressive breast cancer tumours were responding to anti-inflammatory drugs.
New discoveries show that osteoarthritis may largely be caused by inflammation, not worn out jointsResearchers at Stanford University have made an explosive discovery that threatens to show how medicine got it all wrong when it comes to osteoarthritis
Cortisone is a hormone used in many medications, including asthma and rheumatoid arthritis treatments