Can rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis or lupus increase the risk of developing dementia?

Rheumatic disease is a medical term used to describe many different diseases that affect the joints, muscles and tissues. Some diseases such as osteoarthritis are a result of wear and tear while other diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, are a result of a problem with the immune system. Stem cell therapy at the Stem Cells Transplant Institute may help reduce the symptoms of rheumatic diseases such as:

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Patients Diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis may be at Increased Risk of Developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Stem cell therapy may help improve symptoms associated with RA and COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is characterized by inflammation in the lungs but studies have also shown a link between systemic inflammation and COPD. Understanding this link led investigators to ask if patients with chronic inflammatory disease are at an increased risk of developing COPD.

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