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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UC Davis launches two clinical trials to evaluate treatments for COVID-19

UC Davis launches two clinical trials to evaluate treatments for COVID-19

Critical guidance to identify COVID-19 patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death

Critical guidance to identify COVID-19 patients at risk of drug-induced sudden cardiac death

Why hoarding of hydroxychloroquine needs to stop

Why hoarding of hydroxychloroquine needs to stop

Huge WHO trial of COVID-19 therapies begins

Huge WHO trial of COVID-19 therapies begins

CEL-SCI collaborates with UGA Center for Vaccines and Immunology to develop LEAPS COVID-19 immunotherapy

CEL-SCI collaborates with UGA Center for Vaccines and Immunology to develop LEAPS COVID-19 immunotherapy

Cumulative doses of oral steroids associated with increased hypertension

Cumulative doses of oral steroids associated with increased hypertension

Newly discovered molecule in the lymphatic system could play a role in autoimmune diseases

Newly discovered molecule in the lymphatic system could play a role in autoimmune diseases

Study unravels molecular mechanism behind autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

Study unravels molecular mechanism behind autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

Asthma and COPD can increase risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Asthma and COPD can increase risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis more likely to quit smoking, shows study

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis more likely to quit smoking, shows study

UAB research reveals hydrogen sulfide as new culprit for deadly tuberculosis

UAB research reveals hydrogen sulfide as new culprit for deadly tuberculosis

Visceral fat gives signal to the brain that damages cognition

Visceral fat gives signal to the brain that damages cognition

New immune cell with 'Jekyll and Hyde properties' identified

New immune cell with 'Jekyll and Hyde properties' identified

Cellular metabolism plays key role in dictating the fate decision between pathogenic and regulatory T cells

Cellular metabolism plays key role in dictating the fate decision between pathogenic and regulatory T cells

Researchers reveal new details about how joint inflammation evolves in rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers reveal new details about how joint inflammation evolves in rheumatoid arthritis

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

Opioid prescription for chronic non-cancer pain increased in the last two-and-a-half decades

A highly conserved protein contributes to sensing mechanical pain, study shows

A highly conserved protein contributes to sensing mechanical pain, study shows

Inflammation caused by radiation can promote survival of triple-negative breast cancer cells

Inflammation caused by radiation can promote survival of triple-negative breast cancer cells

Researchers explore whether plaque identifying toothpaste could prevent heart attack, stroke

Researchers explore whether plaque identifying toothpaste could prevent heart attack, stroke

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease