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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Oral-gut axis: How mouth bacteria impact your overall health

Oral-gut axis: How mouth bacteria impact your overall health

Kneecap shape could indicate a person's risk of developing osteoarthritis

Kneecap shape could indicate a person's risk of developing osteoarthritis

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Evaluation and treatment of early Lyme disease

USC scientists transform B cells into cancer and HIV destroyers

USC scientists transform B cells into cancer and HIV destroyers

Duke-NUS unveils LIVE Ventures to catalyze the commercialization of academic research

Duke-NUS unveils LIVE Ventures to catalyze the commercialization of academic research

Collaborative grant program boosts health research across Tennessee

Collaborative grant program boosts health research across Tennessee

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Scurvy on the rise in the United States: Pediatric cases triple in five years

Novel peptide PEPITEM shows promise in fighting 'inflammaging'

Novel peptide PEPITEM shows promise in fighting 'inflammaging'

Long-term air pollution exposure doubles psoriasis risk, study finds

Long-term air pollution exposure doubles psoriasis risk, study finds

NYU Langone Health earns No. 1 spot in neurology and neurosurgery for the third straight year

NYU Langone Health earns No. 1 spot in neurology and neurosurgery for the third straight year

Tulane University leads effort in sex-based precision medicine with NIH grant

Tulane University leads effort in sex-based precision medicine with NIH grant

Study reveals how inflammation weakens muscles during illness

Study reveals how inflammation weakens muscles during illness

Immune cell inflammation may be responsible for some severe symptoms in lysosomal storage diseases

Immune cell inflammation may be responsible for some severe symptoms in lysosomal storage diseases

Study finds early, unnecessary opioid prescriptions for teen surgery

Study finds early, unnecessary opioid prescriptions for teen surgery

Novel Co-STAR cells show promise in targeting and eradicating cancer

Novel Co-STAR cells show promise in targeting and eradicating cancer

Researchers identify molecular processes crucial for the maturation of Group 2 innate lymphoid cells

Researchers identify molecular processes crucial for the maturation of Group 2 innate lymphoid cells

Scientists discover a molecular defect that promotes pathologic immune response in lupus

Scientists discover a molecular defect that promotes pathologic immune response in lupus

Chronic exposure to air pollutants may increase lupus risk, research shows

Chronic exposure to air pollutants may increase lupus risk, research shows

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Gut Blastocystis linked to good cardiovascular health and lower body fat

Military women and female family members face higher risks of chronic pain

Military women and female family members face higher risks of chronic pain

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