NERA Blog

Alopecia
December 1, 2019

Alopecia areata occurs when the body attacks the hair follicles. The attacks cause hair loss anywhere on the body and usually…

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Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases: Best Diets for You
November 14, 2019

Autoimmune and Rheumatic Diseases: Best Diets for You Autoimmune and rheumatic diseases are inflammatory conditions. There are a wide variety of…

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YOUnique Beauty: Vitiligo
November 1, 2019

Having vitiligo can mean dealing with some pretty challenging changes that occur to your body. Although it is not life-threatening or…

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Weather and Medical Conditions
October 15, 2019

It’s been a wives’ tale for years. Grandmothers across the world have predicted the rain when their joints swell and ache….

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Gardening in the Autumn with RA
October 7, 2019

Autumn is here and if you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the cooler weather may bring temporary relief before the harsh…

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Autoimmune Coping
September 23, 2019

There are over 100 distinct autoimmune diseases that affect more than 50 million people every day. The symptoms are commonly shared…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Vs. Arthritis
September 11, 2019

Think rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (also commonly known as arthritis) are the same things? Spoiler alert! They aren’t. Arthritis is a…

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Famous with Lupus
August 19, 2019

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. The symptoms can mimic other common conditions,…

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Clinical Trials 101: Types and Phases
August 12, 2019

Since clinical trials are at the heart of what we do here at New England Research Associates, we thought we would…

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Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
July 17, 2019

What is Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacterium carried by deer ticks. The bacterium is called…

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