Arthritis

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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New immune cell with 'Jekyll and Hyde properties' identified

New immune cell with 'Jekyll and Hyde properties' identified

Sex-specific differences in the immune system may explain men's susceptibility to obesity

Sex-specific differences in the immune system may explain men's susceptibility to obesity

Cellular metabolism plays key role in dictating the fate decision between pathogenic and regulatory T cells

Cellular metabolism plays key role in dictating the fate decision between pathogenic and regulatory T cells

Researchers reveal new details about how joint inflammation evolves in rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers reveal new details about how joint inflammation evolves in rheumatoid arthritis

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

A highly conserved protein contributes to sensing mechanical pain, study shows

A highly conserved protein contributes to sensing mechanical pain, study shows

Inflammation caused by radiation can promote survival of triple-negative breast cancer cells

Inflammation caused by radiation can promote survival of triple-negative breast cancer cells

Researchers explore whether plaque identifying toothpaste could prevent heart attack, stroke

Researchers explore whether plaque identifying toothpaste could prevent heart attack, stroke

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences partners with microbiome specialist MRM Health

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences partners with microbiome specialist MRM Health

Cancer risk in psoriatic patients

Cancer risk in psoriatic patients

Survey: Majority of Americans strongly support organ and tissue donation for research

Survey: Majority of Americans strongly support organ and tissue donation for research

New ligament repair procedure shows promise to relieve wrist pain, restore function

New ligament repair procedure shows promise to relieve wrist pain, restore function

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

NSF CAREER award supports research into biomaterial that promotes osteochondral tissue regeneration

NSF CAREER award supports research into biomaterial that promotes osteochondral tissue regeneration

Lupus patients who adhere to medications have lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Lupus patients who adhere to medications have lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Metformin could help leaky gut

Metformin could help leaky gut

Researchers simulate leaky gut conditions using 3D models of human intestines

Researchers simulate leaky gut conditions using 3D models of human intestines

UMass Lowell researcher receives $2.48 million grant to develop advances in home care safety

UMass Lowell researcher receives $2.48 million grant to develop advances in home care safety

Higher opioid doses do not seem to improve pain, study finds

Higher opioid doses do not seem to improve pain, study finds