Routine adult vaccinations don't raise risk of rheumatoid arthritis

07/7/2010 | HealthDay News

Swedish researchers found that routine vaccinations for flu, tetanus and other conditions do not seem to raise the risk of rheumatoid arthritis in people between the ages 18 and 70. The result challenges a common perception that such vaccinations trigger the development of long-term inflammatory diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis.

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