arthritis research Tag

Aging is the primary risk factor for the development of osteoarthritis (OA). Every day, more than 27 million Americans suffer from grinding bone-on-bone pain, chronic stiffness, cartilage damage and the nagging ache of degenerative joint disease. An aging America is fueling a push for more research...

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...

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...

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...