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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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

Novel hydrogels degrade while stem cells flourish for tissue repair

Novel hydrogels degrade while stem cells flourish for tissue repair

Research project moves one step closer to personalized treatment of rheumatic diseases

Research project moves one step closer to personalized treatment of rheumatic diseases

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Arginine depletion could form the basis for potential rheumatoid arthritis therapies

Arginine depletion could form the basis for potential rheumatoid arthritis therapies

Collaboration reveals promising therapeutic strategy for osteoarthritis

Collaboration reveals promising therapeutic strategy for osteoarthritis

Holistic Approaches to Psoriasis Treatment

Holistic Approaches to Psoriasis Treatment

Community-based wellness instructors can provide tailored wellness care to older adults

Community-based wellness instructors can provide tailored wellness care to older adults

A new book on antioxidant foods that prevent or treat chronic diseases

A new book on antioxidant foods that prevent or treat chronic diseases

Circadian clock genes are involved in healing from surgery, study shows

Circadian clock genes are involved in healing from surgery, study shows

Powerful combination of experimental drugs reverses osteoarthritis in rats

Powerful combination of experimental drugs reverses osteoarthritis in rats