RA 'linked with fracture risk' in women

The disease itself might increase risk, independent of corticosteroid medications, authors say

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X-ray of fractured wrist

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) might increase the risk of certain fractures per se, with corticosteroid treatment adding to fracture risk as well, Italian researchers say.

Using data from a nationwide tool for fracture risk assessment called deFRAcalc, researchers from the University of Verona compared data for more than 13,500

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