Author: ANRF

Psoriatic arthritis - an aggressive and joint-destroying inflammatory disease - arises when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body’s own tissues. When the flawed immune response kicks into overdrive, rampant inflammation triggers crippling joint pain, stiffness and swelling. Not to mention that painful and persistent...

It started with a “bump” in the night – Nigel Dams was abruptly woken out of his sleep by severe pain in his left big toe: swollen, red, and tender. Uncertain as to what had caused this abrupt pain, he wondered if he had somehow...

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease that attacks cartilage and bone, progressively destroying multiple joints. In the hope of finding a cure, researchers are looking at a genetic mechanism in rheumatoid arthritis by scrutinizing gene mutations that kindle autoimmune diseases. Rheumatoid arthritis, a...