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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Nose cartilage-based knee joint treatment project receives €2.3 million funding

Nose cartilage-based knee joint treatment project receives €2.3 million funding

NYU Langone Health receives $75 million gift to establish Julia Koch Family Ambulatory Care Center in Florida

NYU Langone Health receives $75 million gift to establish Julia Koch Family Ambulatory Care Center in Florida

Unlocking sulfasalazine's mechanism of action in IBD-SpA patients

Unlocking sulfasalazine's mechanism of action in IBD-SpA patients

Exercise unleashes anti-inflammatory power against autoimmune diseases

Exercise unleashes anti-inflammatory power against autoimmune diseases

Acupuncture is beneficial in reducing the incidence of ischaemic stroke

Acupuncture is beneficial in reducing the incidence of ischaemic stroke

Acupuncture may lower stroke risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Acupuncture may lower stroke risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Mitochondrial misfire sparks inflammation

Mitochondrial misfire sparks inflammation

World-first discovery offers potential cure for lupus

World-first discovery offers potential cure for lupus

RvT4 molecule boosts the body's defenses against atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients

RvT4 molecule boosts the body's defenses against atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis patients

SARS-CoV-2 fragments found to mimic immune system peptides, fueling inflammation

SARS-CoV-2 fragments found to mimic immune system peptides, fueling inflammation

New points-to-consider in the diagnosis, treatment of systemic hyperinflammatory syndromes

New points-to-consider in the diagnosis, treatment of systemic hyperinflammatory syndromes

Study shows nuanced pregnancy outcomes for pregnant individuals with autoimmune disease

Study shows nuanced pregnancy outcomes for pregnant individuals with autoimmune disease

X-chromosome inactivation and its role in autoimmune susceptibility in females

X-chromosome inactivation and its role in autoimmune susceptibility in females

Study uncovers significant association between cereal fiber intake and reduced rheumatoid arthritis prevalence

Study uncovers significant association between cereal fiber intake and reduced rheumatoid arthritis prevalence

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to lower risk of kidney stones in patients with type 2 diabetes

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to lower risk of kidney stones in patients with type 2 diabetes

"Zombie" viral fragments trigger inflammation to cause serious COVID-19 outcomes

"Zombie" viral fragments trigger inflammation to cause serious COVID-19 outcomes

Updated recommendations for management of people with hip and knee osteoarthritis

Updated recommendations for management of people with hip and knee osteoarthritis

Preparing to hang up the car keys as we age

Preparing to hang up the car keys as we age

Calluna Pharma launches and announces EUR 75 million Series A financing to develop novel therapies for inflammatory and fibrotic diseases

Calluna Pharma launches and announces EUR 75 million Series A financing to develop novel therapies for inflammatory and fibrotic diseases

Walking difficulty predicts higher fracture risk

Walking difficulty predicts higher fracture risk