Rheumatoid Arthritis

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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Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

Research project moves one step closer to personalized treatment of rheumatic diseases

Research project moves one step closer to personalized treatment of rheumatic diseases

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Study advances the understanding of capillary regression

Arginine depletion could form the basis for potential rheumatoid arthritis therapies

Arginine depletion could form the basis for potential rheumatoid arthritis therapies

Holistic Approaches to Psoriasis Treatment

Holistic Approaches to Psoriasis Treatment

Ultrasound could help reduce the use of drugs for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Ultrasound could help reduce the use of drugs for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers visualize molecular organization of TNFα receptor molecules

Researchers visualize molecular organization of TNFα receptor molecules

Study: Certain steps can improve pregnancy outcomes in women with rheumatoid arthritis

Study: Certain steps can improve pregnancy outcomes in women with rheumatoid arthritis

Certain cancer drugs could be used in the future to treat COPD

Certain cancer drugs could be used in the future to treat COPD

What would happen if the ACA went away?

What would happen if the ACA went away?

UAB seminar on the extraordinary science of the immune system

UAB seminar on the extraordinary science of the immune system

Skip the sweet treats to avoid holiday blues, study suggests

Skip the sweet treats to avoid holiday blues, study suggests

Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer

Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer

UCLA scientists discover reason for higher rates of autoimmune disease in women than men

UCLA scientists discover reason for higher rates of autoimmune disease in women than men

A major step toward preventing GvHD in patients receiving bone marrow transplants

A major step toward preventing GvHD in patients receiving bone marrow transplants

FDA-approved drug repairs gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis

FDA-approved drug repairs gut leakiness associated with ulcerative colitis

Link found between the gut microbiome, host genome, and RA in Japanese population

Link found between the gut microbiome, host genome, and RA in Japanese population

State-of-the-art expert reviews provide insights into vitamin D research

State-of-the-art expert reviews provide insights into vitamin D research

Thermal imaging has potential to assess rheumatoid arthritis

Thermal imaging has potential to assess rheumatoid arthritis