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Scientists found a new approach to treat inflammatory autoimmune diseases – the key is within fat bubbles

September 8, 2019

Rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis and other inflammatory autoimmune diseases have a huge impact on patients’ quality of life. Autoimmune…
Smartphones could transform patient care, finds study

August 26, 2019

Remote monitoring using smartphone apps could transform the medical care of patients with long-term health conditions, according to…
Early drug intervention reduces risk of cardiovascular events in rheumatoid arthritis sufferers

July 18, 2019

People who develop rheumatoid arthritis as older adults benefit from early and sustained use of a drug called…
Buffalo startup advances the science of diagnosing autoimmune disease

June 27, 2019

Autoimmunity, in which a person’s own immune system attacks healthy cells, affects millions of people in the U.S.…
New clues on tissue damage identified in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus

June 19, 2019

Research supported by the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) on Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (RA/SLE) provides new insights…
Patients missing out on arthritis drugs, shows study

June 19, 2019

A class of drugs which have been successfully treating patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis should be made available…
Rheumatoid arthritic pain could be caused by antibodies

June 14, 2019

Antibodies that exist in the joints before the onset of rheumatoid arthritis can cause pain even in the…
How Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Differ

May 22, 2019

These two diseases have similar early symptoms. A U-M rheumatologist sheds light on the two most common types…
Exploring New Treatments for Autoimmune Diseases

May 3, 2019

More than 50 million Americans are affected by an autoimmune disease, with women at an increased risk for developing one.…
Surprise rheumatoid arthritis discovery points to new treatment for joint inflammation

February 12, 2019

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified an unexpected contributor to rheumatoid arthritis that may help explain the…
Experts treat severe, disfiguring sarcoidosis with novel therapy

December 28, 2018

An all-Yale team of researchers successfully treated a patient with disfiguring sarcoidosis, a disease that can affect multiple…
‘Biosimilar’ Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis Actually Cost Patients More

September 12, 2018

To increase competition and potentially improve access and decrease costs for biologic specialty drugs that are highly effective…
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…
Joint Resolution: A Link Between Huntington’s Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

May 16, 2018

Using new analytic tools, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the Icahn School…
Drug compound shows promise against rheumatoid arthritis

April 9, 2018

Scientists have designed a new drug compound that dials down inflammation, suggesting possible future uses against autoimmune disorders…
New T-Cell Subtype Found

February 6, 2017

A striking subset of T cells that collaborate with other immune cells to drive inflammation in peripheral tissues…
Bacterium can connect teeth and rheumatoid arthritis for some people

December 16, 2016

Years of basic research into periodontitis (inflammation of the gums and jaw bone) carried out at the Department…
Flesh-Eating Infections in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Spur New Discovery

August 23, 2016

Rheumatoid arthritis patients taking medications that inhibit interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta), a molecule that stimulates the immune system, are 300…
Researchers correlate rheumatoid arthritis and giant cell arteritis with solar cycles

June 16, 2015

What began as a chat between husband and wife has evolved into an intriguing scientific discovery. The results,…
Rheumatism Patient Initiates Concert Against Rheumatism With Self-Made Violins

April 29, 2015

As a result of rheumatism, amateur violinist Joke Bleumink was no longer able to play the violin and…
Team finds gene that confirms existence of psoriatic arthritis

February 5, 2015

PsA is a common form of inflammatory form of arthritis causing pain and stiffness in joints and tendons…
New method of identifying people at a high risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis

September 22, 2013

Researchers at King’s College London and the University of Manchester, funded by Arthritis Research UK, have developed a…
Researcher finds way to convert blood cells into autoimmune disease treatment

July 18, 2013

Cells from one’s own blood could be converted into a treatment for autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis and…
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