Arthritis

January 6, 2016

Mindful Management: Living with Autoimmune Disease

By cancerconnect cancerconnect (@cancerconnect)

Five steps people living with autoimmune diseases can take to incorporate mindfulness and improve quality of life.  By Elizabeth Kirchner, CNP Mindfulness is a buzzword that seems to be everywhere, but what does it actually mean? In the most basic sense, mindfulness is sim­ply awareness. Being aware of some of the most fundamental aspects of […]

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June 3, 2015

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Nutrition

By cancerconnect cancerconnect (@cancerconnect)

Rebecca Manno, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at Johns Hopkins University, addresses some common questions and misperceptions about the role of nutrition in rheumatoid arthritis (RA).   Q: Can a specific type of diet or certain foods cause RA?   A: In terms disease onset, there are no data […]

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June 3, 2015

Study Suggests Mediterranean Style Diet not Associated with Reduced Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk

By cancerconnect cancerconnect (@cancerconnect)

A recently published study suggests that women who follow a Mediterranean-style do not have a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The study published by Yang Hu of Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston in the Sept. 23 issue of Arthritis Care and Research evaluated data from nearly 175,000 women in two U.S. cohorts: […]

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