Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic disease of the joints that can cause a disabling degree of pain and significantly interfere with an individual’s day-to-day living.
What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis or RA is an inflammatory condition that affects joints primarily leading to pain and stiffness and difficulty in movements. Commonly affected joints are those of the hands, feet and wrists. RA however can also affect other parts of the body.

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Doctoral research presents predictive value of biomarkers for inflammatory bowel diseases

Doctoral research presents predictive value of biomarkers for inflammatory bowel diseases

Study provides an estimate of people in the United States with VEXAS syndrome

Study provides an estimate of people in the United States with VEXAS syndrome

Researchers review the association between endogenous retrovirus reactivation and aging

Researchers review the association between endogenous retrovirus reactivation and aging

UQ researchers identify a cellular pathway to reprogram the body’s immune system

UQ researchers identify a cellular pathway to reprogram the body’s immune system

Scientists use paleogenomics to trace 10,000 years of human immune system evolution

Scientists use paleogenomics to trace 10,000 years of human immune system evolution

COVID-19 outcomes in Rituximab treated patients

COVID-19 outcomes in Rituximab treated patients

Anticancer drugs offer new hope for treatment of sepsis

Anticancer drugs offer new hope for treatment of sepsis

Clinically relevant biomarker strategies in drug development

Clinically relevant biomarker strategies in drug development

Research suggests people on rheumatoid arthritis drugs show weaker response to SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

Research suggests people on rheumatoid arthritis drugs show weaker response to SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

Researchers reveal previously unknown properties of T cells

Researchers reveal previously unknown properties of T cells

Study suggests a strategy for preventing the progression of chronic leukemia to aggressive disease

Study suggests a strategy for preventing the progression of chronic leukemia to aggressive disease

All patients with rheumatic disorders recommended to receive pneumococcal vaccine

All patients with rheumatic disorders recommended to receive pneumococcal vaccine

Scientists make breakthrough in understanding how inflammation is regulated

Scientists make breakthrough in understanding how inflammation is regulated

Four genetic mutations linked to progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Four genetic mutations linked to progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

UK's Newton Fund supported Mexican scientist to develop vaccines against Chikungunya, Zika and Dengue

UK's Newton Fund supported Mexican scientist to develop vaccines against Chikungunya, Zika and Dengue

Trial assesses the impact of two immunomodulators in reducing CV risk among rheumatoid arthritis patients

Trial assesses the impact of two immunomodulators in reducing CV risk among rheumatoid arthritis patients

Exploring the effects of dietary fiber on gut microbiome and inflammatory diseases

Exploring the effects of dietary fiber on gut microbiome and inflammatory diseases

Chemical residue from commercial dishwashers causes gut epithelial barrier damage

Chemical residue from commercial dishwashers causes gut epithelial barrier damage

New, nanotech-based strategy could enable safe, long-term treatment for autoimmune diseases

New, nanotech-based strategy could enable safe, long-term treatment for autoimmune diseases

Rogue killer T cells associated with leukemia drive autoimmune diseases

Rogue killer T cells associated with leukemia drive autoimmune diseases