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Mosquito Virus has similar Symptoms as RA

Chikungunya, a virus transmitted by mosquitos, can reportedly result in the same symptoms as rheumatoid arthritis. The new development has helped create new information on how to properly treat RA. “Studying Chikungunya arthritis can give us insight to the immunological mechanisms that drive joint inflammation,” Dr. Jonathan Miner of Washington University states, “And maybe someday … Continue reading Mosquito Virus has similar Symptoms as RA

Researcher Tests a Drug that could Reduce Osteoarthritis

Deborah Thomas, 60, likens herself to the Tin Man. She has been struggling with stiffness and joint pain from osteoarthritis since 2002, and has undergone an ankle replacement and two mid-foot fusions in an effort to reduce her discomfort and increase flexibility. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh are testing a drug that could prevent … Continue reading Researcher Tests a Drug that could Reduce Osteoarthritis