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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UHN performed first double-lung transplant after COVID-19 in Canada

UHN performed first double-lung transplant after COVID-19 in Canada

Acrylamide-based novel DHODH inhibitors as potential treatment for rheumatoid arthritis

Acrylamide-based novel DHODH inhibitors as potential treatment for rheumatoid arthritis

Acrylamide-based DHODH inhibitors are potential agents for treating rheumatoid arthritis

Acrylamide-based DHODH inhibitors are potential agents for treating rheumatoid arthritis

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Researchers discover two new ways to treat small cell lung tumors

Researchers discover two new ways to treat small cell lung tumors

UCI receives $4.2 million grant to study sporadic inclusion body myositis affecting aging adults

UCI receives $4.2 million grant to study sporadic inclusion body myositis affecting aging adults

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Planning for round two

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Planning for round two

Could a flavonoid found in common fruit and vegetables combat COVID-19?

Could a flavonoid found in common fruit and vegetables combat COVID-19?

Repurposing an anti-inflammatory drug can prevent lung disease in patients with systemic sclerosis

Repurposing an anti-inflammatory drug can prevent lung disease in patients with systemic sclerosis

Researchers identify factors linked to poor outcomes in patients with childhood-onset lupus

Researchers identify factors linked to poor outcomes in patients with childhood-onset lupus

Antibody for uterine sensitization associated gene-1 can stimulate tooth growth in mice

Antibody for uterine sensitization associated gene-1 can stimulate tooth growth in mice

GBP5 protein may play a key role in suppressing inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis

GBP5 protein may play a key role in suppressing inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis

New study uncovers potential therapeutic target for lupus

New study uncovers potential therapeutic target for lupus

Lupus patients with lower vitamin D levels more likely to have metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance

Lupus patients with lower vitamin D levels more likely to have metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance

Her doctor’s office moved one floor up. Her bill was 10 times higher.

Her doctor’s office moved one floor up. Her bill was 10 times higher.

DNMT3a plays a key role in regulating HSC responses to infections

DNMT3a plays a key role in regulating HSC responses to infections

Lupus Research Alliance announces recipients of the 2020 Distinguished Innovator Award

Lupus Research Alliance announces recipients of the 2020 Distinguished Innovator Award

Researchers are testing wearable devices to detect early Alzheimer's, other neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers are testing wearable devices to detect early Alzheimer's, other neurodegenerative diseases

Sargramostim drug can also improve memory in people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease

Sargramostim drug can also improve memory in people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease

Study shows cost-effectiveness of total knee replacement for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Study shows cost-effectiveness of total knee replacement for patients with knee osteoarthritis