Broadcasting from China: Hormonal, Reproductive Factors Linked to RA Risk Among Women

Certain hormonal and reproductive factors are associated with an increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) among women, according to a study published online Jan. 9 in RMD Open.

Ling-Qiong Jiang, from the Anhui Medical University School of Public Health in Hefei, China, and colleagues collected data on hormonal and reproductive factors in women from a prospective cohort of 223,526 U.K. Biobank participants to examine the association with RA risk.

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