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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Steroids used to treat inflammatory disease increases risk of cardiovascular disease

Steroids used to treat inflammatory disease increases risk of cardiovascular disease

World’s largest proteomics centre accelerates biomarker discoveries to improve people’s lives

World’s largest proteomics centre accelerates biomarker discoveries to improve people’s lives

Could beta-blockers be a potential treatment for COVID-19?

Could beta-blockers be a potential treatment for COVID-19?

New drug treatment could soon benefit people with rheumatoid arthritis

New drug treatment could soon benefit people with rheumatoid arthritis

Association between periodontal disease and atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Association between periodontal disease and atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Study reveals the metabolic signaling mechanisms that regulate function of eTreg cells

Study reveals the metabolic signaling mechanisms that regulate function of eTreg cells

Study investigates possible link between sleep apnea and autoimmune diseases

Study investigates possible link between sleep apnea and autoimmune diseases

Targeting BCAP with new drugs could benefit people with inflammatory bowel disease

Targeting BCAP with new drugs could benefit people with inflammatory bowel disease

Nanobodies: unharnessed potential in COVID-19 treatment

Nanobodies: unharnessed potential in COVID-19 treatment

Baricitinib drug can reduce mortality in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19

Baricitinib drug can reduce mortality in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19

Arthritis drug may improve COVID-19 survival among elderly patients

Arthritis drug may improve COVID-19 survival among elderly patients

Rheumatoid arthritis may increase risk of dying from COVID-19

Rheumatoid arthritis may increase risk of dying from COVID-19

Novel super-activating macrophage receptor could explain hyper-inflammation in severe COVID-19

Novel super-activating macrophage receptor could explain hyper-inflammation in severe COVID-19

Immunotherapy drugs trigger inflammatory arthritis in subset of cancer patients

Immunotherapy drugs trigger inflammatory arthritis in subset of cancer patients

HSS presents research related to rheumatology and orthopedic surgery at 2020 ACR annual meeting

HSS presents research related to rheumatology and orthopedic surgery at 2020 ACR annual meeting

Longer period of morning stiffness reported in children from less affluent families

Longer period of morning stiffness reported in children from less affluent families

RA guidelines stress on minimizing steroids and maximizing methotrexate, biologics

RA guidelines stress on minimizing steroids and maximizing methotrexate, biologics

Researchers launch clinical trial to assess therapeutic drug monitoring for patients with inflammatory diseases

Researchers launch clinical trial to assess therapeutic drug monitoring for patients with inflammatory diseases

Biologic or targeted synthetic DMARDs reduce dementia in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Biologic or targeted synthetic DMARDs reduce dementia in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Patients with rheumatic diseases reported antimalarial drug shortages during COVID-19

Patients with rheumatic diseases reported antimalarial drug shortages during COVID-19