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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Stopping a pervasive bacterium that makes millions sick each year

Stopping a pervasive bacterium that makes millions sick each year

New machine learning method may improve the identification of genes that cause diseases

New machine learning method may improve the identification of genes that cause diseases

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

Study finds higher risk of premature death among patients with pediatric onset immune-mediated inflammatory disease

Study finds higher risk of premature death among patients with pediatric onset immune-mediated inflammatory disease

COVID-19 outcomes improved for SARDs patients through Omicron wave

COVID-19 outcomes improved for SARDs patients through Omicron wave

Binghamton faculty member receives $2.3 million NIH grant for research on ’smart’ knee replacements

Binghamton faculty member receives $2.3 million NIH grant for research on ’smart’ knee replacements

Study examines trends in life expectancy in the U.S. at county level

Study examines trends in life expectancy in the U.S. at county level

Unique 3D printed system for wide-scale production of stem cells

Unique 3D printed system for wide-scale production of stem cells

At a Bay Area ‘test-to-treat’ site, few takers for free antivirals

At a Bay Area ‘test-to-treat’ site, few takers for free antivirals

Recently born generations of older adults more likely to have multiple chronic health conditions

Recently born generations of older adults more likely to have multiple chronic health conditions

Risk of severe COVID-19 in adults with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and those on immune-modifying therapies

Risk of severe COVID-19 in adults with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and those on immune-modifying therapies

People with inflammatory immune conditions had increased risk of COVID-19-related death before vaccination

People with inflammatory immune conditions had increased risk of COVID-19-related death before vaccination

Walking for exercise could help people with knee osteoarthritis to prevent frequent knee pain

Walking for exercise could help people with knee osteoarthritis to prevent frequent knee pain

Study identifies an epigenetic regulator that suppresses pathogenic events in rheumatoid arthritis

Study identifies an epigenetic regulator that suppresses pathogenic events in rheumatoid arthritis

Discovery may lead to new treatments to reduce inflammation in vitiligo disease

Discovery may lead to new treatments to reduce inflammation in vitiligo disease

Exploring the effectiveness of various treatments in people with axial spondyloarthritis

Exploring the effectiveness of various treatments in people with axial spondyloarthritis

Community's sleep health predicts children's opportunities for positive growth and success

Community's sleep health predicts children's opportunities for positive growth and success

Biodegradable piezoelectric film could help regenerate the native cartilage after knee damage

Biodegradable piezoelectric film could help regenerate the native cartilage after knee damage

Computer vision tool effectively distinguishes rheumatoid arthritis from osteoarthritis in joint tissue

Computer vision tool effectively distinguishes rheumatoid arthritis from osteoarthritis in joint tissue