lol Rosie, according to the article methotrexate was developed as a cancer drug and works by altering the body's use of folic acid, which is needed for cell growth. I think the study is saying that it protects the heart as compared to other people with RA.
I plan on taking this to my Rheumy in a couple of weeks and get her opinion on it.
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and lean not unto thine own understanding ~ Proverbs 3:5 ~
DX: Hashimoto's 1999, Celiac Disease (AKA: gluten sensitivity) 2003, Raynaud's 2004, Lupus 2005 and Sjogrens 2006
RX: Imuran, Plaquenil, Methotrexate, Flexeril, Piroxicam, Levoxyl, Folic Acid, Lortab (as needed), Magnesium Citrate and magic mouthwash (as needed for mouthsores)