June 2016

Obesity and smoking reduce chances of successful RA treatment, study finds

People with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are more likely to achieve sustained remission if they have a healthy body weight and don´t smoke, a new study suggests. Researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, looked at the records of 1,008 people with early RA who had been enrolled into the Canadian Early Arthritis Cohort (CATCH)

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