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Weight loss and risk of death: Rheumatoid arthritis findings may have wider implications

(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital evaluated the effect of rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis on weight change and how this subsequently affects mortality risk. Their results suggest that the findings from previous studies regarding lower weight being associated with higher mortality may not be directly related to RA and instead reflect a more generalized phenomenon.
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