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Gene regulating severity of tissue damage in rheumatoid arthritis identified.

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common inflammatory of the types of arthritis affecting around 1% of the population.  RA is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, pain, stiffness and damage to the joints of the feet, hips, knees, and hands.  One of the biggest difficulties with treating the condition is early diagnosis. With early diagnosis and aggressive treatment, it

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