Author: ANRF

With 1 in 4 Americans afflicted with arthritis, NOW is the time to find a cure. We’re inviting you to join us in raising awareness about arthritis on World Arthritis Day! The Arthritis National Research Foundation is committed to finding a cure by supporting cutting-edge arthritis...

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a cruel disease that ravages the joints, triggering flares of heat, swelling and recurrent pain. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is uniquely devastating, often striking children and teens with unpredictable bouts of severe pain and joint inflammation. Although JIA shares many symptoms...

Autoimmune diseases arise when the immune system turns on itself, triggering an inflammatory response that destroys the body’s own tissues. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) erupts when the immune system, which normally protects against infection and disease, instead attacks the joints, causing swelling, stiffness and crippling pain. With...