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 … Continue Reading Gene regulating severity of tissue damage in rheumatoid arthritis identified.
The results of a study presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress revealed that DNA methylation, a mechanism that regulates gene expression, could influence the progression of … Continue Reading First ever study maps the epigenetics of AS development caused by environmental factors.
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have devised a way to replace the knee’s protective lining, called the meniscus, using a personalized 3D-printed implant, or scaffold, infused with human growth factors … Continue Reading Researchers develop regenerative medical approach with 3d printed meniscus.
A small protein named GILZ appears to protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment, researchers from the Georgia Regents University report. Arthritis as well as … Continue Reading Protein appears to protect against bone loss in arthritis.
Researchers at the University of Illinois have shown for the first time how the activation of a receptor provokes the inflammation and bone degradation of rheumatoid arthritis, and that activation of … Continue Reading Blocking one receptor on cells could halt rheumatoid arthritis.