Posts Tagged ‘Rheumatoid Arthritis cure’

  • Curing Rheumatoid Arthritis in Mice and Men

    Curing rheumatoid arthritis is elusive and complicated for good reasons. Examining why curing RA in mice does not always produce treatments for humans.

  • Antibiotics as Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy

    Once in a while, a question is posted about the “Marshall protocol” or the “antibiotic protocol” for treating Rheumatoid Arthritis. I’ve been told by a couple of people that this is the Rheumatoid Arthritis “cure” if only it would get enough attention. There are those who forcefully promote antibiotic treatment for RA. At times, I’ve […]

  • Hoping for a Natural Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment?

    Natural treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis sure sound popular Natural cure and natural treatment are some of the most searched words with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Everywhere you look there is encouragement to give natural remedies a try. Look at how one eHow page on Rheumatoid Arthritis lists them: “Home remedy treatments may include devices such as canes, […]

  • Will CD4 Lead to a Rheumatoid Arthritis Cure?

    With Rheumatoid Arthritis, cure is the bombshell C word The “C” word was being tossed around on the internet this last week. The Daily Record headline was one example: “A CURE for rheumatoid arthritis could be a step closer after a breakthrough…” This is not a word commonly used with Rheumatoid Arthritis: cure. So, what’s […]

  • A Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Mice: BIM

    “Immortal” immune rebels attack Rheumatoid Arthritis patients In healthy people, immune cells proliferate because of the presence of invading bacteria or viruses. After they have done their work, the extra immune cells kick the bucket. However, in Rheumatoid Arthritis patients, this natural militia continues to multiply. Immune cells called macrophages build up in the patient, […]

  • Is there a cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

    Touchy subject: a cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis It seems like the there are thousands of the websites about Rheumatoid Arthritis which tout one cure or other. One of them must be real, right? I wish. The other day someone became particularly angry with me after I typed this: There is no cure yet for RA. […]

  • Celebrities and Rheumatoid Arthritis, Part 2

    Celebrity RA There have been a few famous people with Rheumatoid Arthritis. It is well known how Renoir became crippled by RA. And Lucille Ball’s RA was scrupulously hidden from the public for many years. I wrote a post about some famous women with RA in the nineteenth century. Yesterday, we mentioned two more recent […]

  • What is Remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis? part 3

    The Story of Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Once upon a time, there was no effective treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Eventually, various substances were found to assuage some symptoms, at least slightly. And then one day, doctors thought they had found a cure in cortisone. However, they soon learned that they were mistaken. During our lifetime, substances […]

  • What is Remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis? Part 2

    This would mean that the patient should definitely not suspend treatment aimed at forestalling damage. And it would beg the question of whether the use of the term “remission” is actually appropriate to begin with.

    The authors point out the obvious need for better methods of detecting joint damage. “Better diagnosis of joint damage will assist in our quest to attain and document full remission in RA.”

  • What is Remission of Rheumatoid Arthritis? Part 1

    Can the Rheumatoid Arthritis go into remission? I always thought that remission was like the Holy Grail – hard to come by. However, I never realized that it was also hard to identify. When somebody has cancer, he fights for remission. His whole family prays for remission. The remission itself may be elusive, but he […]

  • Is This the Best Time to have Rheumatoid Arthritis, Part 3: Response to RA Mortality Gap

    How should we respond to the RA mortality gap? Responding seriously Rheumatoid Arthritis is an inflammatory disease. The progressive toll it takes upon vital organs is well documented. Science Daily: “Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with a high risk of early death.” Rheumatoid Arthritis requires the same serious response as breast cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. […]

  • The Four Courses of Rheumatoid Arthritis, part 2

    Once you have looked over the four courses which Rheumatoid Arthritis may take, you might wonder, so what? Does the course of my RA make a difference to my treatment? Do I have any influence on which course my RA will take? That is the 64 million dollar question. And the answer is this: MAYBE.   All […]

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