A peptide only found in Old World monkeys has the potential to stop rheumatoid arthritis progression better than established treatments, new research indicates.
Scientists propose a list of foods that can help patients manage rheumatoid arthritis, based on a new comprehensive review of foods with proven long-term beneficial effects on inflammation, joint stiffness and pain, joint destruction and oxidative stress.
Retired professional footballers are far more prone to develop knee pain and osteoarthritis and face problems with their knees earlier in life than the average person, a study has revealed.
New research has identified that in tendon aging has distinct and opposite effects on the genes expressed in males and females.
New research suggests that rheumatoid arthritis may increase the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
The UK’s first guideline on the care of adults with systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) has now been released by scientists.
A new potentially therapeutic gel has been developed, which detects nitric oxide, absorbs excess fluids and delivers drugs.
The drug febuxostat reduced gout flares in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 314 adults with early gout.
Autoimmune diseases significantly increase cardiovascular risk as well as overall mortality, new research confirms. This is particularly pronounced in people suffering rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus. In addition, it has been seen that inflammatory bowel diseases, such as Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis, increase the risk of stroke and death through any cause.
Ibuprofen is associated with increased blood pressure and hypertension compared to celecoxib in patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis and increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to new research.