Lifestyle and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis: cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption.

@article{Hazes1990LifestyleAT,
  title={Lifestyle and the risk of rheumatoid arthritis: cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption.},
  author={J M W Hazes and Ben A. C. Dijkmans and Jan P. Vandenbroucke and Rene Penning de Vries and Anemieke Cats},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={49 12},
  pages={980-2}
}
In a search for aspects of behaviour related to oral contraceptive use which might explain the favourable effect of oral contraception on the onset of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption were studied as possible risk factors. Information on cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption was obtained by interview at the first visit to the outpatient clinic of 135 young women with confirmed definite or classical RA of recent onset and 378 control patients with soft… CONTINUE READING

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