A link between RA mothers and childhood epilepsy!Created by:
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where the own antibodies produced by the own body attacks the joints of the body and a new study finds that there is a link between autoimmune diseases and childhood epilepsy. Rheumatoid arthritis occurs in 1.3 percent of the world population and it remits within 5 years in 75 percent of the cases. A new study led by Ane Lilleore Rom, Ph.D., of Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark says that there is a 90% increased risk of childhood epilepsy with mothers with RA on there pregnancy period and 30% with preclinical RA. The research was done with the clinical records of 2 million babies born during 1977 and 2008.