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Category: Reumatología

Monday March 9th, 2020 0 Comments

Gout: the disease of excess

In Spain some 800,000 people currently suffer from gout, according to estimates by the Spanish Society of Rheumatology. In other words, this health issue affects 2.5% of the adult population. These numbers are even more significant if we take into account that gout increases by 30% the probability of dying for any other reason, and […]

Monday November 4th, 2019 0 Comments

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Some 240,000 people in Spain currently suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. But the future is bright for patients of this disease, due to a new generation of biological treatments and a strong reduction in diagnosis time (under eight months). What is rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis is a systemic inflammatory disease that affects the joints, predominantly the […]