Passive smoking in childhood linked to rheumatoid arthritis

The link between active smoking and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been demonstrated by research. However, interestingly, new work also suggested for the first time that in smokers, exposure to tobacco early in life through passive smoking in childhood significantly increased this risk….

The link between active smoking and the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been demonstrated by research. However, interestingly, new work also suggested for the first time that in smokers, exposure to tobacco early in life through passive smoking in childhood significantly increased this risk….