Updated 29 April 2015

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Depression rates in rheumatoid arthritis sufferers higher than previously thought

People with rheumatoid arthritis suffer are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety than previously thought and should be screened regularly.

9/11 Ground Zero workers at higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Exposure to toxins whilst working on the scene of the 9/11 World Trade Centre disaster has left "Ground Zero" workers at a higher risk of rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. 

Arthritis pain and lack of sleep can up disability risk

Osteoarthritis pain, accompanied by sleep problems, may up the risk for disability later in life.

If you have a question about your joints, ask our Arthritis expert!



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