Arthritis Research and Studies Directory
Arthritis can be a very painful condition. Research and studies into the causes and treatments help doctors know more about the different types of arthritis and how to help patients. Clinical trials may be a good option for some patients. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how arthritis research and studies work and how to participate in or learn more about clinical trials.
Arthritis Studies: A Guide for Patients
Learn more from WebMD about clinical trials for arthritis, phases of studies, and how to participate.
A Guide to Clinical Trials for Arthritis Patients
WebMD explains the benefits of participating in clinical trials if you have arthritis.
Clinical Trials Guide for Arthritis Patients
If you have arthritis, learn more from WebMD about clinical trials and how you might benefit from research into treatments for the disease.
Supplements for RA: What to Know
It can be hard to get all the vitamins and minerals you need if you have rheumatoid arthritis. A guide to common nutrient deficiencies in people with RA and how to deal with them.
How to Handle Rheumatoid Arthritis at Work
RA doesn't need to keep you from your job. Some new techniques, support from your manager, and a little flexibility go a long way.
Chronic Pain: New Research, New Treatments
New research on the causes of chronic pain is helping doctors find new treatments.
Combination Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Many people with rheumatoid arthritis use combination therapy – taking more than one RA medicine at a time. Here are answers to common questions about using combination therapy to treat RA.
Leading Causes of Disability
Conditions such as arthritis, back pain, heart disease, cancer, depression, diabetes, and even pregnancy are among the leading causes of disability in the U.S – not catastrophic events like car crashes. Here's how to protect yourself against medical expenses and other costs.