Features June 2013 Issue

Are Late-Onset RA Patients Treated Unfairly?

Recent report cites age as element in effective treatment; Cleveland Clinic expert says weigh all factors.

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be diagnosed at any age, but the disease can appear later in life. And late-onset RA may lead to less effective treatment for the older patient, according to results from a recent study.

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