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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New approach harnesses disease-causing proteins to combat cancer

New approach harnesses disease-causing proteins to combat cancer

Researchers discover specific blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection

Researchers discover specific blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection

Tumors use unique mechanism to switch on regulatory T cells for protection

Tumors use unique mechanism to switch on regulatory T cells for protection

Magnesium-based micromotors used to improve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

Magnesium-based micromotors used to improve rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

Study: Abundance of iron can drive cancer cell death in neuroblastoma

Study: Abundance of iron can drive cancer cell death in neuroblastoma

Some nutritional supplements may help prevent or mitigate COVID-19 severity

Some nutritional supplements may help prevent or mitigate COVID-19 severity

Radiological images reveal how COVID virus can trigger the body to attack itself

Radiological images reveal how COVID virus can trigger the body to attack itself

Simulating an overactive autoimmune response leads to changes in the brain region

Simulating an overactive autoimmune response leads to changes in the brain region

Study identifies a new factor that increases risk of Alzheimer's disease

Study identifies a new factor that increases risk of Alzheimer's disease

New genetic analysis reveals biological causes of muscle weakness in older people

New genetic analysis reveals biological causes of muscle weakness in older people

Study could help develop drugs for pregnancy maintenance, treat autoimmune diseases

Study could help develop drugs for pregnancy maintenance, treat autoimmune diseases

UIC researchers receive $10.15 million grant to develop treatment for dry eye conditions

UIC researchers receive $10.15 million grant to develop treatment for dry eye conditions

Periodontitis treatment that changes oral bacteria also reduces severity of diabetes

Periodontitis treatment that changes oral bacteria also reduces severity of diabetes

REGENHU announces its participation in the FLAMIN-GO project aimed at developing "personalized" treatments against rheumatoid arthritis

REGENHU announces its participation in the FLAMIN-GO project aimed at developing "personalized" treatments against rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers find possible cause for self-destructive immune system attacks in autoimmune diseases

Researchers find possible cause for self-destructive immune system attacks in autoimmune diseases

Crafoord Laureate uncovered a new group of rare autoinflammatory diseases

Crafoord Laureate uncovered a new group of rare autoinflammatory diseases

Genetically engineered cartilage delivers anti-inflammatory drug in response to knee activity

Genetically engineered cartilage delivers anti-inflammatory drug in response to knee activity

If I have cancer, dementia or MS, should i get the covid vaccine?

If I have cancer, dementia or MS, should i get the covid vaccine?

Pain-free microneedle patch can capture biomarkers from interstitial fluid

Pain-free microneedle patch can capture biomarkers from interstitial fluid

Combination therapy reduces recovery time in COVID-19 patients, clinical trial finds

Combination therapy reduces recovery time in COVID-19 patients, clinical trial finds