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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Reelin inhibition may be effective for treating multiple sclerosis

Reelin inhibition may be effective for treating multiple sclerosis

Acupuncture can tame cytokine storm in mice with systemic inflammation

Acupuncture can tame cytokine storm in mice with systemic inflammation

Researchers develop new strategies to treat osteoporosis

Researchers develop new strategies to treat osteoporosis

New molecule shows potential therapeutic effects against arthritis

New molecule shows potential therapeutic effects against arthritis

Genetic variant in Japanese population increases risk of interstitial lung disease among RA patients

Genetic variant in Japanese population increases risk of interstitial lung disease among RA patients

DHODH inhibitor PTC299 shows potential as a COVID-19 therapeutic

DHODH inhibitor PTC299 shows potential as a COVID-19 therapeutic

Researchers develop a novel strategy to fight osteoporosis

Researchers develop a novel strategy to fight osteoporosis

Adults with rheumatoid arthritis have lower type 2 diabetes risk

Adults with rheumatoid arthritis have lower type 2 diabetes risk

Lung-related factors may help predict smoker's fracture risk

Lung-related factors may help predict smoker's fracture risk

New biomarkers may identify Type 1 diabetes patients who could benefit from immunotherapy

New biomarkers may identify Type 1 diabetes patients who could benefit from immunotherapy

Study examines glucocorticoid tapering in rheumatoid arthritis

Study examines glucocorticoid tapering in rheumatoid arthritis

Anti-inflammatory Tetracycline activity may modulate COVID-19 severity

Anti-inflammatory Tetracycline activity may modulate COVID-19 severity

Identification of MTK1 SAPKKK as new human oxidative stress sensor

Identification of MTK1 SAPKKK as new human oxidative stress sensor

OU physician receives $1.6 million NIH grant for knee osteoarthritis research

OU physician receives $1.6 million NIH grant for knee osteoarthritis research

Human genome may explain the neonatal origins of chronic immune and inflammatory diseases

Human genome may explain the neonatal origins of chronic immune and inflammatory diseases

Mysterious enzyme inhibits inflammation in blood vessels, LJI study shows

Mysterious enzyme inhibits inflammation in blood vessels, LJI study shows

Anti-inflammatory medication helps fight dangerous immune response in COVID-19 patients

Anti-inflammatory medication helps fight dangerous immune response in COVID-19 patients

One in three young adults at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 due to smoking, vaping

One in three young adults at a higher risk of severe COVID-19 due to smoking, vaping

Drug associated with lower mortality in mechanically ventilated COVID-19 patients

Drug associated with lower mortality in mechanically ventilated COVID-19 patients

High-resolution TB-PET/CT scanner reveals complete picture of systemic inflammatory arthritis

High-resolution TB-PET/CT scanner reveals complete picture of systemic inflammatory arthritis