Arthritis & Rheumatology

Many people start to feel pain and stiffness in their bodies over time. Sometimes their hands or knees or shoulders get sore and are hard to move and may become swollen. These people may have arthritis. Arthritis may be caused by inflammation of the tissue lining the joints. Some signs of inflammation include redness, heat, pain, and swelling.
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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Effect of national tender system on the costs of biologic and targeted drugs in Norway

Effect of national tender system on the costs of biologic and targeted drugs in Norway

Maternal and paternal inflammatory disease can affect pregnancy outcomes

Maternal and paternal inflammatory disease can affect pregnancy outcomes

Study analyzes uveitis risk after antirheumatic drug withdrawal in children with arthritis

Study analyzes uveitis risk after antirheumatic drug withdrawal in children with arthritis

Passive smoking and air pollution associated with arthritis risk, poor response to RA treatment

Passive smoking and air pollution associated with arthritis risk, poor response to RA treatment

Study explores COVID-19 outcomes in people with RA

Study explores COVID-19 outcomes in people with RA

Baseline use of DMARDs linked with COVID-19 severity in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Baseline use of DMARDs linked with COVID-19 severity in rheumatoid arthritis patients

New guidance provides valuable direction in the clinical use of HR-pQCT imaging

New guidance provides valuable direction in the clinical use of HR-pQCT imaging

New study provides important insights into osteoporosis

New study provides important insights into osteoporosis

Online mental health intervention improves anxiety in isolated scleroderma patients during the pandemic

Online mental health intervention improves anxiety in isolated scleroderma patients during the pandemic

Researchers identify specific cells and proteins that control the sneeze reflex

Researchers identify specific cells and proteins that control the sneeze reflex

Chronic fatigue a significant challenge for most long COVID patients

Chronic fatigue a significant challenge for most long COVID patients

Forkhead box O's potential therapeutic use in the treatment of COVID-19

Forkhead box O's potential therapeutic use in the treatment of COVID-19

Study: COVID-19 vaccines safe for IBD patients

Study: COVID-19 vaccines safe for IBD patients

Microgel-coated mesenchymal stromal cells can reverse pulmonary fibrosis

Microgel-coated mesenchymal stromal cells can reverse pulmonary fibrosis

What is the role of monoclonal antibody therapy in treating COVID-19?

What is the role of monoclonal antibody therapy in treating COVID-19?

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

International coalition develops classification criteria for 25 subtypes of uveitis

International coalition develops classification criteria for 25 subtypes of uveitis

Covid was a tipping point for telehealth. If some have their way, Virtual visits are here to stay.

Covid was a tipping point for telehealth. If some have their way, Virtual visits are here to stay.

Methotrexate users fail to achieve adequate immune response to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

Methotrexate users fail to achieve adequate immune response to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

New therapeutic approach developed to treat psoriatic arthritis

New therapeutic approach developed to treat psoriatic arthritis