Link between arthritis and heart disease

Updated May 24 2018 - 8:44pm, first published July 21 2015 - 12:00am
Dr Philippe Bouillet (left) and Dr Derek Lacey (right) have identified an inflammatory link between rheumatoid arthritis and heart valve diseases.
Dr Philippe Bouillet (left) and Dr Derek Lacey (right) have identified an inflammatory link between rheumatoid arthritis and heart valve diseases.

Australian researchers have identified a potential link between excess production of inflammatory proteins that cause rheumatoid arthritis and the development of heart valve disease.

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