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For severe ankle arthritis, is fusion or replacement better?

August 26, 2019

Patients with severe ankle arthritis who had total ankle replacement surgery, a procedure called arthroplasty, did better overall…
Researcher discovers cellular contributor of Lyme arthritis that could open door to treatment

June 18, 2019

Virginia Tech biochemist Brandon Jutras has discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lyme arthritis, a debilitating and…
Snapshot of chikungunya could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis

May 13, 2019

Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected more than 1 million people in the Americas…
New therapy needed for two forms of painful joint condition

April 16, 2019

A new collaborative study led by The University of Western Australia has found that a painful joint condition…
Anti-inflammatory medicine can have a beneficial effect on depression

April 10, 2019

Up to fifteen per cent of the Danish population will develop symptoms of depression at some point in…
New app helps young people with arthritis communicate

March 29, 2019

Young people living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA), the most common type of arthritis in children and teens,…
Noninvasive ultrasound stimulation of spleen could lead to new treatments for inflammatory arthritis

March 18, 2019

Researchers at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with researchers at Medtronic, have shown that noninvasive daily ultrasound…
Potential arthritis treatment prevents cartilage breakdown

November 29, 2018

Osteoarthritis, a disease that causes severe joint pain, affects more than 20 million people in the United States.…
Neutrophil Nanosponges Soak up Proteins That Promote Rheumatoid Arthritis

September 4, 2018

Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed neutrophil “nanosponges” that can safely absorb and neutralize…
Higher inflammation in older age is linked to lower bone density

June 20, 2018

Although inflammation can arise from infection or injury, chronic inflammation can occur in older age due to ageing…
New 3D imaging analysis technique could lead to improved arthritis treatment

June 19, 2018

An algorithm to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis, which could change the way that the severity…
Researchers find the answer to how autoimmune diseases spread

September 6, 2017

No one knows exactly why the immune system occasionally begins to attack healthy organs and tissue, triggering chronic…
Rain increases joint pain? Google suggests otherwise

August 10, 2017

Some people with achy joints and arthritis swear that weather influences their pain. New research, perhaps the deepest,…
Stem cells edited to fight arthritis

April 28, 2017

Using new gene-editing technology, researchers have rewired mouse stem cells to fight inflammation caused by arthritis and other…
Drug combination effective against chikungunya arthritis in mice

February 6, 2017

Combining a drug for rheumatoid arthritis with one that targets the chikungunya virus can eliminate the signs of…
The promise of precision medicine for rheumatoid arthritis

November 22, 2016

In a new study, a Yale-led research team identified the mechanism of a gene that raises the risk…
Study Finds Arthritis Drug Significantly Effective in Treating Crohn’s Disease

November 18, 2016

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have shown that ustekinumab, a human antibody used…
Hope for patients with hair loss: Arthritis drug spurs regrowt

September 23, 2016

Researchers at Yale and Stanford have provided the most conclusive evidence to date that a rheumatoid arthritis drug…
We are not alone: Fish get arthritis, too

July 21, 2016

We all know someone affected by arthritis, including that old dog down the block. But according to a…
Disjointed: Cell Differences May Explain Why Rheumatoid Arthritis Varies By Location

June 11, 2016

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Pennsylvania and China, report…
New Bone Chewing Role for B Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis

April 19, 2016

University of Rochester Medical Center researchers have uncovered a new mechanism of bone erosion and a possible biomarker…
New strategy discovered for treating arthritis

November 26, 2015

Microvesicles are very small subcellular structures (0.05 to 1 micrometer in diameter) that consist of fluid enclosed by…
Detecting arthritis with light

November 3, 2015

Joint inflammation (arthritis) is a common problem in medical practice and can be due to a variety of…
Detecting HIV diagnostic antibodies with DNA nanomachines

October 8, 2015

New research may revolutionize the slow, cumbersome and expensive process of detecting the antibodies that can help with…
Fusion vs. replacement surgery in study of ankle arthritis

October 8, 2015

UW Medicine researchers are leading a large, multicenter study to see whether joint-replacement surgery is better than fusion…
Blanket approach to asthma treatment not ideal, researchers find

October 7, 2015

University of Queensland research into the effects of dust mite and cockroach allergens has found that different types…
Researchers beat untreatable eczema with arthritis drug

July 21, 2015

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have successfully treated patients with moderate to severe eczema using a rheumatoid…
Common mental health drug could be used to treat arthritis

July 17, 2015

Lithium chloride which is used as a mood stabiliser in the treatment of mental health problems, mainly bipolar…
Million man study examines long-term effects of blocking inflammation

February 26, 2015

Inflammation – the body’s response to damaging stimuli – may have a protective effect against cardiovascular disease, according…
Researchers reveal link between powerful gene regulatory elements and autoimmune diseases

February 17, 2015

Investigators with the National Institutes of Health have discovered the genomic switches of a blood cell key to…
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