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Link Between Gum Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers have uncovered how the bacterium responsible for periodontal disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, worsens rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by leading to earlier onset, faster progression and greater severity of the disease, including increased bone and cartilage destruction. Studies indicate that compared to … Continue reading

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