WEDNESDAY, Nov. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Some children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis may have higher-than-average odds of developing epilepsy, a new study suggests.
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THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Chickenpox cases in the United States have dropped sharply since a vaccine against the disease became available in 1995, a new study shows.
by Rachelle Crow
I'm living proof that autoimmune and rheumatic diseases can affect people of any age. I was only 19 years old and in college when I asked my doctor about my painful joints. During those early visits, I received a confusing diagnosis of osteoarthritis, something typically associated with older adults. Wasn't I too young for osteoarthritis?
TUESDAY, Feb. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The mercury found in some seafood may be linked to autoimmune disorders among women of childbearing age, new research suggests.
Study finds the brew is helpful, but drinking too much is never warranted, experts say
By Kathleen Doheny
Juggling a busy schedule of family, career, household, friends and other commitments can be challenging, especially when living with a chronic, sometimes debilitating disease like rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The symptoms of RA can be uncomfortable, often painful and can interfere with everyday activities.