rheumatology
Rheumatoid arthritis

Respiratory risk in seropositive RA confirmed

Women with seropositive RA have an almost three-fold increased risk of dying from respiratory disease, a study spanning 36 years reveals. The Nurses Healthy study involving almost 120,000 women aged 30 to 55 years without RA or other connective tissue disease at baseline found that women with RA had significantly increased total mortality (HR 1.40), respiratory ...

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