Medication

Can RA Go Into Remission or Disappear?

When an RA factor comes back positive, and then years later comes back negative – does that mean you’re in remission? We had a senior staff rheumatologist from Henry Ford Health Systems weigh in.
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New Migraine Prevention Treatment Gains FDA Approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved erenumab-aooe (Aimovig) to prevent migraines in adults. This medication, the first in a new class of drugs that blocks a molecule involved in migraine attacks, is administered via once-monthly self-...
Diane Domina

Could This Osteoporosis Drug Help Prevent Hair Loss?

A medication for osteoporosis (thinning bones), certain autoimmune diseases, and suppression of transplant rejection could reduce hair loss (androgenetic alopecia) in both men and women, according to a new study.
Diane Domina

Naturopathic Medicine Offers Alternatives for Thyroid Issues

A Naturopathic Doctor explains that while many of his patients exhibit typical thyroid symptoms, traditional medicine has struggled to make the correct diagnosis and treatment, so he turns to naturopathic treatment like vitamins, diet, and meditation...
Rich Monetti

Rheumatoid Arthritis Medications and Pregnancy

It’s commonly believed that if you’re pregnant, you shouldn’t take any medication at all because it may hurt the baby. But when you have RA, it may actually be better for both you and your baby to control your RA with medication. Here’s what you can ...
Lene Andersen