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Newsworthy Research from 2012 ACR/ARHP

Newsworthy Research from 2012 ACR/ARHP
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More than 20 rheumuntitledatology studies were selected as newsworthy and highlighted during the 2012 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting. 

ACR/ARHP 2012 Headlines

Bone medication may save osteoarthritis knees. According to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., a daily dose of strontium ranelate — a medication prescribed for osteoporosis — may delay knee osteoarthritis progression. The study also revealed that taking strontium ranelate may improve knee pain, reduce joint damage and the need for surgery. View press release.

Mobile calls from doctor can place rheumatoid arthritis on hold. Mobile phone monitoring in people with rheumatoid arthritis increases the likelihood that people with the disease will follow treatment, according to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. View press release.

Extra weight linked to rheumatoid arthritis risk in women. Being overweight is linked to a higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women, according to new research findings presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. View press release.

Other research from the meeting includes fibromyalgia and the brain, depression a risk factor for mortality in rheumatoid arthritis in men, antibodies signaling CVD, and much more! View all 2012 Annual Meeting Press Releases

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