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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Review of natural products with promising anti-SARS-CoV-2 potential

Review of natural products with promising anti-SARS-CoV-2 potential

Experimental drug protects mice from sudden death due to blood vessel rupture

Experimental drug protects mice from sudden death due to blood vessel rupture

Fatigue and headache among the most common symptoms following COVID-19 infections

Fatigue and headache among the most common symptoms following COVID-19 infections

Eating fish and seafood reduces risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Eating fish and seafood reduces risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Clinical and demographic inequalities in COVID-19-associated mortality

Clinical and demographic inequalities in COVID-19-associated mortality

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

UT Southwestern physicians outline the risks of pregnancy in women with rheumatic disease

UT Southwestern physicians outline the risks of pregnancy in women with rheumatic disease

Study describes biochemical pathway that leads to inflammation characteristic of autoimmune diseases

Study describes biochemical pathway that leads to inflammation characteristic of autoimmune diseases

Researchers create a comprehensive map of how complex networks of genes function together

Researchers create a comprehensive map of how complex networks of genes function together

Study results underscore the challenges in treating interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features

Study results underscore the challenges in treating interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features

How does obesity affect the immune system?

How does obesity affect the immune system?

New machine learning method may improve the identification of genes that cause diseases

New machine learning method may improve the identification of genes that cause diseases

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

CHMP recommends approval of upadacitinib (RINVOQ®) for the treatment of adults with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

COVID-19 outcomes improved for SARDs patients through Omicron wave

COVID-19 outcomes improved for SARDs patients through Omicron wave

Risk of severe COVID-19 in adults with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and those on immune-modifying therapies

Risk of severe COVID-19 in adults with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and those on immune-modifying therapies

People with inflammatory immune conditions had increased risk of COVID-19-related death before vaccination

People with inflammatory immune conditions had increased risk of COVID-19-related death before vaccination

Study identifies an epigenetic regulator that suppresses pathogenic events in rheumatoid arthritis

Study identifies an epigenetic regulator that suppresses pathogenic events in rheumatoid arthritis

Computer vision tool effectively distinguishes rheumatoid arthritis from osteoarthritis in joint tissue

Computer vision tool effectively distinguishes rheumatoid arthritis from osteoarthritis in joint tissue

New HSS study clarifies the clinical manifestations of undifferentiated connective tissue disease

New HSS study clarifies the clinical manifestations of undifferentiated connective tissue disease