Arthritis

There are over 100 disorders that typically affect joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles and are termed arthritis and rheumatic diseases. Some of these may also involve internal organs.
What is Arthritis?

There are over 100 disorders that typically affect joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles and are termed arthritis and rheumatic diseases. Some of these may also involve internal organs.

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DHODH inhibitor PTC299 shows potential as a COVID-19 therapeutic

DHODH inhibitor PTC299 shows potential as a COVID-19 therapeutic

Bisphosphonates may be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patients

Bisphosphonates may be safe and beneficial for osteoarthritis patients

Researchers develop a novel strategy to fight osteoporosis

Researchers develop a novel strategy to fight osteoporosis

Adults with rheumatoid arthritis have lower type 2 diabetes risk

Adults with rheumatoid arthritis have lower type 2 diabetes risk

Lung-related factors may help predict smoker's fracture risk

Lung-related factors may help predict smoker's fracture risk

Gout diagnoses increased dramatically from 1990 to 2017, shows new analysis

Gout diagnoses increased dramatically from 1990 to 2017, shows new analysis

Enzyme could play key role in treating cancer, autoimmune diseases in the airway

Enzyme could play key role in treating cancer, autoimmune diseases in the airway

A quarter of arthritis cases in the U.S. are attributable to excess weight, shows study

A quarter of arthritis cases in the U.S. are attributable to excess weight, shows study

New biomarkers may identify Type 1 diabetes patients who could benefit from immunotherapy

New biomarkers may identify Type 1 diabetes patients who could benefit from immunotherapy

15 young scientists receive Damon Runyon Fellowship Award to pursue cancer research

15 young scientists receive Damon Runyon Fellowship Award to pursue cancer research

Don’t fall for this video: Hydroxychloroquine is not a COVID-19 cure

Don’t fall for this video: Hydroxychloroquine is not a COVID-19 cure

Study examines glucocorticoid tapering in rheumatoid arthritis

Study examines glucocorticoid tapering in rheumatoid arthritis

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

UOttawa's Faculty of Medicine awards 58 clinical research chairs to top clinician-scientists

Anti-inflammatory Tetracycline activity may modulate COVID-19 severity

Anti-inflammatory Tetracycline activity may modulate COVID-19 severity

Identification of MTK1 SAPKKK as new human oxidative stress sensor

Identification of MTK1 SAPKKK as new human oxidative stress sensor

OU physician receives $1.6 million NIH grant for knee osteoarthritis research

OU physician receives $1.6 million NIH grant for knee osteoarthritis research

Human genome may explain the neonatal origins of chronic immune and inflammatory diseases

Human genome may explain the neonatal origins of chronic immune and inflammatory diseases

Study seeks to explain the decrease in incidence of hip fractures

Study seeks to explain the decrease in incidence of hip fractures

Study finds link between fewer hip fractures and decreases in smoking, heavy drinking

Study finds link between fewer hip fractures and decreases in smoking, heavy drinking

Neo-self antibody could be a major cause of recurrent pregnancy loss

Neo-self antibody could be a major cause of recurrent pregnancy loss