Arthritis & Rheumatology News and Research

Latest Arthritis & Rheumatology News and Research

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability in the elderly

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability in the elderly

Alograft ankle transplant - ankle of a cadaver to replace an ankle damaged by arthritis or trauma

Alograft ankle transplant - ankle of a cadaver to replace an ankle damaged by arthritis or trauma

50,000 people in the U.S. with cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or hepatitis C will be eligible for a Medicare drug lottery

50,000 people in the U.S. with cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or hepatitis C will be eligible for a Medicare drug lottery

Mysterious disease that causes the body’s immune system to turn against itself

Mysterious disease that causes the body’s immune system to turn against itself

Senior citizens cutting back on medications due to high costs

Senior citizens cutting back on medications due to high costs

Tommy G. Thompson has announced a new Medicare program that will save seniors and the disabled substantial money

Tommy G. Thompson has announced a new Medicare program that will save seniors and the disabled substantial money

Genetic variation that doubles the risk for rheumatoid arthritis

Genetic variation that doubles the risk for rheumatoid arthritis

Class of molecules that could lead to treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer, arthritis, and heart disease

Class of molecules that could lead to treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer, arthritis, and heart disease

Statins could be effective in relieving symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

Statins could be effective in relieving symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

New findings may help better understand how harmless viruses can cause severe disease among patients with weakened immune systems

New findings may help better understand how harmless viruses can cause severe disease among patients with weakened immune systems

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Results from study of Rituxan in rheumatoid arthritis show promise

Serious deficiencies in the healthcare provision for people with arthritis / rheumatism

Serious deficiencies in the healthcare provision for people with arthritis / rheumatism

Significant vaccine advance for Parkinson’s disease therapy

Significant vaccine advance for Parkinson’s disease therapy

Cannabis extract drug may help patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Cannabis extract drug may help patients with rheumatoid arthritis

People in Washington are living longer but not necessarily better

People in Washington are living longer but not necessarily better

Enbrel therapy allowed more rheumatoid arthritis patients to achieve clinical remission

Enbrel therapy allowed more rheumatoid arthritis patients to achieve clinical remission

America's first two WNV encephalitis cases of 2004 respond to treatment

America's first two WNV encephalitis cases of 2004 respond to treatment

Remicade shows improvement in both the arthritis and psoriasis associated with psoriatic arthritis

Remicade shows improvement in both the arthritis and psoriasis associated with psoriatic arthritis

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer

Non-aspirin pain drugs may help men with recurrent prostate cancer