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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EULAR launches database to monitor and report outcomes of COVID-19 in patients with RMDs

EULAR launches database to monitor and report outcomes of COVID-19 in patients with RMDs

UC Davis launches two clinical trials to evaluate treatments for COVID-19

UC Davis launches two clinical trials to evaluate treatments for COVID-19

Removing a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising beta cells

Removing a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising beta cells

FDA approves immune-modulating therapy for treatment of multiple sclerosis

FDA approves immune-modulating therapy for treatment of multiple sclerosis

Deleting a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising insulin-producing cells

Deleting a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising insulin-producing cells

Critical guidance to identify COVID-19 patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death

Critical guidance to identify COVID-19 patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death

Why hoarding of hydroxychloroquine needs to stop

Why hoarding of hydroxychloroquine needs to stop

COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance launches registry to get data on rheumatic disease patients

COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance launches registry to get data on rheumatic disease patients

Huge WHO trial of COVID-19 therapies begins

Huge WHO trial of COVID-19 therapies begins

CEL-SCI collaborates with UGA Center for Vaccines and Immunology to develop LEAPS COVID-19 immunotherapy

CEL-SCI collaborates with UGA Center for Vaccines and Immunology to develop LEAPS COVID-19 immunotherapy

Cumulative doses of oral steroids associated with increased hypertension

Cumulative doses of oral steroids associated with increased hypertension

Newly discovered molecule in the lymphatic system could play a role in autoimmune diseases

Newly discovered molecule in the lymphatic system could play a role in autoimmune diseases

New UCI-led study reveals how skin cells prepare to heal wounds

New UCI-led study reveals how skin cells prepare to heal wounds

Study reveals major changes that occur in mammalian skin cells during wound healing

Study reveals major changes that occur in mammalian skin cells during wound healing

Researchers highlight urgent need for public health leadership during COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers highlight urgent need for public health leadership during COVID-19 pandemic

The cost of excessive sugar in the diet

The cost of excessive sugar in the diet

Dietary sugar has negative impact on health independent of obesity

Dietary sugar has negative impact on health independent of obesity

Study unravels molecular mechanism behind autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

Study unravels molecular mechanism behind autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

Researchers discover a new mechanism of long-lasting pain relief

Researchers discover a new mechanism of long-lasting pain relief

Diet influences multiple sclerosis disease course

Diet influences multiple sclerosis disease course