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2005-06-27 12:50:51

NEW YORK -- Progressive resistance training can help patients with rheumatoid arthritis who experience muscle wasting, researchers report. "Generalized muscle wasting in rheumatoid arthritis is common although often masked by a concomitant increase in fat mass," Dr. Samuele M. Marcora told Reuters Health. "Our preliminary study suggests that progressive resistance training is an effective treatment for this metabolic complication of rheumatoid arthritis." As reported in the Journal of...