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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Covid renews interest in radiation, but docs caution against pilgrimages to radon-filled mines

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Antibacterial immunity may change in the intestines based on circadian cycle

How a doctor breaks norms to treat refugees and recent immigrants

How a doctor breaks norms to treat refugees and recent immigrants

Study reveals safety of second mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose after allergic reactions to first dose

Study reveals safety of second mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose after allergic reactions to first dose

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Advantages and challenges of intranasal vaccines to fight against COVID-19 infections

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Llama ‘nanobodies’ have the potential to outwit human cytomegalovirus

Functional autoantibody in COVID-19 contributes to the 'firestorm' of blood clots and inflammation

Functional autoantibody in COVID-19 contributes to the 'firestorm' of blood clots and inflammation

$50,000 grant to help explore the use of turmeric for reducing joint pain in breast cancer patients

$50,000 grant to help explore the use of turmeric for reducing joint pain in breast cancer patients

Study sheds new light on why some people may be more prone to serious gum infection

Study sheds new light on why some people may be more prone to serious gum infection

New treatment that uses 3D printed implants could bring relief to knee osteoarthritis sufferers

New treatment that uses 3D printed implants could bring relief to knee osteoarthritis sufferers

EU travel pass comes under fire for leaving behind Covishield recipients

EU travel pass comes under fire for leaving behind Covishield recipients

Study: Diet rich in fermented foods boosts microbial diversity, decreases inflammation

Study: Diet rich in fermented foods boosts microbial diversity, decreases inflammation

Three new guidelines released for treatment and management of systemic vasculitis

Three new guidelines released for treatment and management of systemic vasculitis

Drugmakers’ spending on stock, dividends and executive pay exceeds research, democrats say

Drugmakers’ spending on stock, dividends and executive pay exceeds research, democrats say

Researchers device action plan to address musculoskeletal health issues

Researchers device action plan to address musculoskeletal health issues

Enzyme inhibitor boosts immune system to fight MRSA and other dangerous skin infections

Enzyme inhibitor boosts immune system to fight MRSA and other dangerous skin infections

Adults with ADHD at higher risk of many physical conditions, finds study

Adults with ADHD at higher risk of many physical conditions, finds study

Anti-rheumatic drug combinations could reduce the risk of heart attack and strokes

Anti-rheumatic drug combinations could reduce the risk of heart attack and strokes

EULAR Patient Research Partners join in new research project to advance treatment of psoriatic arthritis

EULAR Patient Research Partners join in new research project to advance treatment of psoriatic arthritis

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers use NMR spectroscopy to map the structure of specific nanobody

NYU Abu Dhabi researchers use NMR spectroscopy to map the structure of specific nanobody