Items Tagged ‘RA’

July 19, 2017

Genetic testing for earlier diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

If you are one of the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, you know about the painful, swollen and stiff joints that are common symptoms of this chronic inflammatory disorder. Mayo Clinic has been a leader in discovering biomarkers – indicators of health and disease – that link rheumatoid arthritis to the […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Carla Wijbrandts, #Dr. Paul-Peter Tak, #drug response, #drug safety, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matteson, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Proceedings

May 19, 2016

Microbiome Biomarker Found that Triggers Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Call it a gut reaction. Doctors don’t know what triggers the body’s immune system to attack the joints that cause rheumatoid arthritis, but Veena Taneja, Ph.D., an immunologist at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, has long suspected a link between the trillions of microbes living and working inside our digestive systems and the […]

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Tags: biomarker, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matteson, Dr. John Davis, Dr. Veena Taneja, Gut, Gut Microbiome, III, microbiome, RA, Rheumatoid Arthritis

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