Arthritis & Rheumatology

Many people start to feel pain and stiffness in their bodies over time. Sometimes their hands or knees or shoulders get sore and are hard to move and may become swollen. These people may have arthritis. Arthritis may be caused by inflammation of the tissue lining the joints. Some signs of inflammation include redness, heat, pain, and swelling.
What is Arthritis?

There are over 100 disorders that typically affect joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles and are termed arthritis and rheumatic diseases. Some of these may also involve internal organs.

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Designing a new treatment to treat migraine effectively

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How smallpox and monkeypox viruses affect the nervous system

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Advanced robotic systems as promising platforms for producing clinically useful tendon constructs

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Anti-fibrotics found to be safe, effective for interstitial lung disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Scientists uncover key details of an immune-cell process that underlies excessive inflammation

Scientists uncover key details of an immune-cell process that underlies excessive inflammation

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Rheumatoid arthritis drug can reduce the risk of deterioration in myasthenia gravis

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Patients with autoimmune diseases at greater risk of complications after heart attack

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Antibody drugs are not recommended for patients with covid-19, say WHO experts

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Gut microbiome associated with multiple sclerosis risk and disease development

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First-of-its-kind messenger RNA therapy developed for ovarian cancer, cachexia

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Study identifies mechanism behind 'cytokine storm' in COVID-19 patient lungs

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What is the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection among gout patients?

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Factors influencing patient’s perception during COVID-19 recovery

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Supplementary folic acid associated with higher risk of COVID-19 diagnosis and mortality

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Researchers identify protein that plays a critical role in rheumatoid arthritis damage

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‘It’s becoming too expensive to live’: Anxious older adults try to cope with limited budgets

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Auranofin inhibits SARS-CoV-2 replication

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Myocarditis cases among young males after COVID-19 vaccines remain rare and mild, study finds

The origins, breadth, and resolution of autoreactivity in severe COVID-19

The origins, breadth, and resolution of autoreactivity in severe COVID-19

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