Some parents may worry about certain vaccines if their child has a chronic condition, such as asthma, arthritis and diabetes.
Bodies in top-notch shape internally tend to defend themselves against infection and a variety of disease. When those inner defenses are down, however, body and mind alike can suffer.
Methotrexate is often the first choice of medication to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA). When methotrexate alone doesn't do the trick, patients may take a combination of other medications. So, what's a good combination?
For people with lesser-known diseases, lack of public awareness can be a major roadblock to funding research to fight the disease and creating resources to help patients thrive.
In the past, doctors started rheumatoid arthritis treatment with medications that mainly dealt with symptoms. Now, doctors start with medications that attack the disease itself, a tactic confirmed once again by a new study.