Rheumatology

November 9, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    Nov. 2, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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October 17, 2012 · Leave a Comment

How Fat Affects Arthritis

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

If you were to ask people to name a health problem related to obesity, odds are good they’d say “heart disease” or “diabetes.” And they’d be right; those two chronic diseases have a very strong relationship to excess weight. They are the safe bets… “Weight plays an important role in joint stress, so when people […]

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Tags: Arthritis Today, Dr. Eric Matteson, joint stress, Obesity, rheumatoid arthritis


October 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relation NY Times The Ups […]

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October 10, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Meningitis Outbreak Traced to Steroid Injections

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

“For some arthritis patients, it could be quite confusing because some of the symptoms can mimic the pain they have from their arthritis,” says Eric Matteson, MD, chair of rheumatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. “The things they should look out for after such an injection is a new type of pain – […]

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Tags: Arthritis Today, Dr. Eric Matteson, injection, rheumatoid arthritis


October 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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October 5, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relation Philadelphia […]

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September 6, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Infections In Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients—Study Finds Way to Pinpoint Risk

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A Mayo Clinic study finds that a risk score can be developed to predict a patient’s chances of having serious infections. The score uses information about how rheumatoid arthritis is affecting a patient, plus factors including age, corticosteroid use and the presence of other illnesses…”Using a risk score in this way can alert physicians that […]

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Tags: corticosteroid use, Dr. Eric Matteson, Medical Xpress, rheumatoid arthritis


August 16, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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August 16, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations NY […]

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July 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Obese Women Have Higher Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Obese women may have an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis — adding one more chronic illness to the list of ills brought on by extra pounds. Women with rheumatoid arthritis are already more prone to heart attacks than the general population because of their autoimmune disease. The Mayo Clinic study, published in Arthritis Care […]

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Tags: Arthritis & Research, Chicago Tribune, Obesity, rheumatoid arthritis


July 6, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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July 6, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlight summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations New […]

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July 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Rheumatoid Arthritis Unemployment: 1 In 5 With Disease Stop Working 2 Years After Diagnosis

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A new study shows that one-fifth of all people with rheumatoid arthritis are not able to keep working two years after they’re diagnosed with the condition, and one-third aren’t able to keep working within five years of being diagnosed with the condition. The research, published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, shows that people with […]

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Tags: heart attack risk, Huffington Post, rheumatoid arthritis


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