ANRF News And Stories

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...

LONG BEACH, CA (JULY 2017) - With more funding for cutting-edge arthritis research projects, the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) hopes to accelerate this critical science closer to a cure. “Hiring a fund development director is the first step toward increasing our funding for more research...

Gout is a painful and recurring type of inflammatory arthritis that afflicts 8.3 million Americans. Once known as the “disease of kings,” gout typically strikes suddenly in the big toe after a night of overindulgence in rich food or drinking. However, epigentics, the study of...