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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National Psoriasis Foundation announces $3.28 million in research grants and fellowships

National Psoriasis Foundation announces $3.28 million in research grants and fellowships

2021 health plans granted leeway to limit consumers’ benefit from drug coupons

2021 health plans granted leeway to limit consumers’ benefit from drug coupons

Latest findings put Benson Viscometers at the forefront of Covid-19 fight

Latest findings put Benson Viscometers at the forefront of Covid-19 fight

New drug discovery shows promise in fighting acute respiratory illnesses

New drug discovery shows promise in fighting acute respiratory illnesses

Repurposed drug for acute lung injury in COVID-19

Repurposed drug for acute lung injury in COVID-19

Study reveals the role of glucocorticoid metabolism and GILZ regulation during aging

Study reveals the role of glucocorticoid metabolism and GILZ regulation during aging

Alternative antibiotics for unverified penicillin allergies likely unnecessary

Alternative antibiotics for unverified penicillin allergies likely unnecessary

ACR releases position statement supporting the role of telemedicine in rheumatology

ACR releases position statement supporting the role of telemedicine in rheumatology

Study identifies new allergy pathway

Study identifies new allergy pathway

Biological therapy may decrease the risk of severe COVID-19

Biological therapy may decrease the risk of severe COVID-19

Protein profile in serum reflects COVID-19 severity

Protein profile in serum reflects COVID-19 severity

Increase in sedentary behavior can contribute to cardiovascular health deterioration

Increase in sedentary behavior can contribute to cardiovascular health deterioration

Research shows females use anti-inflammatory T cells to maintain their blood pressure

Research shows females use anti-inflammatory T cells to maintain their blood pressure

UTHealth tests arthritis drug's effect on COVID-19-induced cytokine storm

UTHealth tests arthritis drug's effect on COVID-19-induced cytokine storm

The underlying cause of ethnic differences in COVID-19 remains unexplained

The underlying cause of ethnic differences in COVID-19 remains unexplained

Researchers caution use of chloroquine therapy for patients at higher risk of heart rhythm abnormalities

Researchers caution use of chloroquine therapy for patients at higher risk of heart rhythm abnormalities

DFG establishes interdisciplinary commission to strengthen pandemic research

DFG establishes interdisciplinary commission to strengthen pandemic research

Repurposing immunosuppressants to manage COVID-19

Repurposing immunosuppressants to manage COVID-19

Early intensive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis offers an opportunity to manage fatigue

Early intensive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis offers an opportunity to manage fatigue

Anti-TNF drug preserves beta-cell function in newly diagnosed pediatric patients with Type 1 diabetes

Anti-TNF drug preserves beta-cell function in newly diagnosed pediatric patients with Type 1 diabetes