Rheumatoid Arthritis (cont.)
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Despite significant advances in treatment over the past decades, rheumatoid arthritis continues to be an incurable disease. Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has two components: (1) reducing inflammation and preventing joint damage and disability and (2) relieving symptoms, especially pain. Although achieving the first goal may accomplish the second, many people need separate treatment for symptoms at some point in the disease.
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