Men with RA Face Double the Rate of All-Cause Mortality

Study: Mortality rates in men with rheumatoid arthritis.

Men with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have double the rate of all-cause mortality and triple the rate of respiratory-related death compared with the general population without RA, according to data reported online in Arthritis Care and Research (June 2015). As predicted, cardiovascular disease-related mortality was the leading cause of death, accounting for about one-third of the […]

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