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Old September 25th, 2001, 07:50
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Hair Dye Use Linked to Type of Arthritis

In this study of 1281 patients, the following were identified as risk factors for developing rheumatoid arthritis:

* women who used hair dye continuously for at least 20 years
* diabetes
* smoking

Higher education levels were associated with a decreased risk of the disease.

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2001;60:934-939
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