Items Tagged ‘Arthritis Care & Research’

May 29, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Obese Women at Increased Risk of Developing 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 study by the Mayo Clinic, which was […]

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Tags: Arthritis Care & Research, Chicago Tribune, heart attack, Obesity, rheumatoid arthritis


May 11, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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May 11, 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 oestreich.karl@mayo.edu […]

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May 8, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Researchers Link Obesity, Rheumatoid Arthritis

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When you stop and think about it, it seems logical. With obesity on the rise, more people are putting extra weight on sensitive joints. An increase in rheumatoid arthritis shouldn’t come as a surprise. For women, at least, it appears there is a link, Mayo Clinic researchers say. They studied hundreds of patients and found […]

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May 1, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Increase in RA Incidence in Women Associated With Obesity

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More than half of the increase in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in a population of Minnesota women can be attributed to obesity, according to an article published online April 18 in Arthritis Care & Research.Cynthia S. Crowson, MS, from the Division of Rheumatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues analyzed the records of 813 patients with […]

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Tags: Arthritis Care & Research, Cynthia Crowson, Medscape, rheumatoid arthritis


February 8, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Obesity Affects Severity of Symptoms in Fibromyalgia Patients

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People with fibromyalgia can have difficulty getting a definitive diagnosis and finding an effective treatment plan.  For many patients, the condition involves a confounding array of symptoms, including chronic pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance and mood disorders. One factor associated with fibromyalgia symptoms is a patient’s weight, according to a Mayo Clinic study published this month […]

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Tags: Arthritis Care & Research, Fibromyalgia


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