Navigation Links
Smoking Increases The Risk Of Rheumatoid Arthritis In Women

Research study on Rheumatic disease in women has shown that smoking increases the risk for rheumatoid arthritis in women who have no genetic predisposition// to the disease.

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease, which causes chronic inflammation of the joints. The cause of the disease is unknown, but interaction between genes and environmental factors is thought to trigger the immune system to attack the body’s own tissues resulting in inflammation of the joints. It is a progressive illness that has the potential to cause joint destruction and functional disability.

The authors base their findings on a comparison of 115 postmenopausal women with the disease and 466 women without.

All the women were taking part in the Iowa Women's Health Study, a long term research project tracking participants' lifestyles, such as smoking, and included the ages at which a woman started and gave up smoking and how many cigarettes she smoked every day.

The results showed that smoking almost doubled the odds of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women who had not inherited the most well established genetic risk factor for the disease, HLA-DRB1 SE.

However, among those women who had inherited the genetic risk factor HLA-DRB1 SE, exposure to tobacco smoke was not associated with an increased risk of the disease.

The authors point out that this research was limited to older white women, so it is not yet clear if other age groups and ethnicities would be similarly affected.

Source: Eurekalert
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. New hope on the Horizon for People Wishing to Quit Smoking
2. Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking
3. Smoking a greater risk than HIV? Yes say health experts!!!!
4. Kick Smoking with Nicotine Drink
5. Smoking spreads Cancer
6. Prescription Drug - Helps People Stop Smoking
7. Quit Smoking
8. Smoking can depreciate intellegence
9. Smoking Delays Pregnancy
10. Smoking Linked To Low Infant Birth Weight
11. GlaxoSmithKline To Cultivate Non-Smoking Environment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Smoking Increases The Risk Rheumatoid Arthritis Women

(Date:12/17/2014)... -- Expectant parents should leave prenatal picture-taking to medical ... Use of ultrasound imaging and heartbeat monitors to get ... agency warns. "Although there is a lack ... and heartbeat monitors, prudent use of these devices by ... FDA biomedical engineer, said in an agency news release. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Dec. 16, ... America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new ... said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor of sleep and ... of Medicine. A time-use survey of nearly 125,000 Americans, ... main activity exchanged for sleep. Short sleepers -- those who ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 South Florida’s leading urgent care ... can be a daze of hassle, hustle, and bustle that ... decking halls, to burns when making special meals and heartburn ... can happen at any time. To prevent this season of ... made a list of helpful and healthful holiday tips to ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... News) -- Expert pilots process visual information more efficiently ... better decisions during landings, a new study shows. ... pilots to master, and 36 percent of all airplane ... final approach and landing. Researchers monitored the brain ... pilots while they were at the controls of a ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 At the leading, long-established ... AutismOne and Focus Autism will welcome ... research on the effects of toxins to children’s health, ... information. , Luminaries such as Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic ... with esteemed, credentialed colleagues of the United States to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 3Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 2Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 3Health News:Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 3
... Expert attributes rise to more women having babies later in ... number of children in the United States are being born ... experts add, is that more older women are having babies. ... that the incidence of Down syndrome among U.S. children increased ...
... ... BANDS® , Pet Collars and Leashes because they are looking for inexpensive, unique, and ... ... a gift this holiday season that keeps loved ones safe all year?, , , , ...
... ... developing world but falling in developed nations. It can be a hard commitment to ... people quit smoking cigarette. http://www.ElectronicCigarette123.com is a site designated to help heavy ... ...
... , RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 30 ... launched a new plan to educate the community and patients about ... free educational videos and online information, Dr. Williamson is taking a ... sedation dental care . , The series of sedation dental care ...
... Nov. 30, 2009 UT Southwestern Medical Center ... stave off complications associated with asthma. The findings, available ... suggest that interventions by parent mentors caregivers ... can effectively reduce wheezing, asthma attacks, emergency room ...
... DETROIT Using mannequins to teach doctors-in-training how ... to improve their skills without compromising patient care ... Henry Ford Hospital. The study shows that ... tool to improve medical residents, knowledge, dexterity and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:U.S. Records Increase in Kids With Down Syndrome 2Health News:U.S. Records Increase in Kids With Down Syndrome 3Health News:Fun and Fashionable Holiday Gifts that Save Lives 2Health News:Fun and Fashionable Holiday Gifts that Save Lives 3Health News:Fun and Fashionable Holiday Gifts that Save Lives 4Health News:Stop Smoking Cigarette with Electronic Cigarette (E-Cig), Today You Can Quit Smoking Too 2Health News:Raleigh Dentist Dr. Robert Williamson to Educate Patients About Sedation Dentistry 2Health News:Parent mentors can improve the asthmatic care of minority children, UT Southwestern researchers find 2Health News:Simulated training for ultrasound-guided procedures improves safety without risk to patients 2
(Date:12/15/2014)... Dec. 15, 2014  Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... been added to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (NBI). ... become effective upon market open on December 22, ... designed to track the performance of a set ... biotechnology or pharmaceutical according to the Industry Classification ...
(Date:12/15/2014)...  Stephen Squires, CEO and founder of leading North ... (OTCQB:QTMM), will be speaking at the launch event for ... 16th, 2014. The RCQM launch continues Rice University,s leadership ... faculty and students and by inviting the world,s leading ... "We have a long association with Rice University ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... 11, 2014 Research and Markets ... the "Drug Injection Devices to 2020" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 As new drugs ... list of health conditions, drug developers have increasingly ... administration process and increase the efficiency and reliability ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Inovio Pharmaceuticals Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index 2Inovio Pharmaceuticals Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index 3Inovio Pharmaceuticals Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index 4Quantum Materials CEO Stephen Squires to Speak at Rice Center for Quantum Materials Launch 2Quantum Materials CEO Stephen Squires to Speak at Rice Center for Quantum Materials Launch 3Drug Injection Devices to 2020 2Drug Injection Devices to 2020 3Drug Injection Devices to 2020 4
... UPI ) announced today that it will release financial ... at the market close on Monday, November 2, 2009. ... results on Monday, November 2, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. Central ... Medi Jiwani, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will ...
... 21 Shire plc,(LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY ), ... Biologics License Application (BLA) with the U.S.,Food and Drug ... for Fabry disease, by the end of the year. ... filed at the,request of FDA, has been approved, and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Uroplasty to Issue Second Fiscal Quarter Results on November 2, 2009 2Shire Targets Fourth Quarter Filing of BLA for REPLAGAL(R) for Fabry Disease With U.S. FDA 2Shire Targets Fourth Quarter Filing of BLA for REPLAGAL(R) for Fabry Disease With U.S. FDA 3Shire Targets Fourth Quarter Filing of BLA for REPLAGAL(R) for Fabry Disease With U.S. FDA 4
OctaFix is designed specifically to provide stability and fixation where it is most needed....
...
...
...
Medicine Products: