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Manchester researchers identify gene behind rheumatoid arthritis

University of Manchester researchers have identified a genetic variant in a region on chromosome 6 that is associated with... Read More

High Exposure To Motor Oil Increases Chances Of Developing Arthritis

Occupational exposure to mineral oils, in particular hydraulic or motoroil, increases the risk of developing rheumatoid... Read More

Naturally Produced Enzyme May Be Useful In Inflammatory Arthritis

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Researchers have discovered a potential method to help treat inflammatory forms of arthritis by using an... Read More

Ethical and practical issues in conducting clinical trials in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

REPORT Assessment: domains and instruments Ethical and practical issues in conducting clinical trials in psoriasis and... Read More

Prediction of binding sites of interleukin1 type1 receptors involved in osteoarthritis

Prediction of binding sites of interleukin1 type1 receptors involved in osteoarthritis Prathyusha Gopireddy, Btech... Read More

Study suggests genetic connection between short stature and arthritis

ANN ARBOR, Mich.---Common genetic variants linked to arthritis may also play a role in human height, a new study shows. The... Read More

Status of lipid peroxidation, glutathione, ascorbic acid, vitamin E and antioxidant enzymes in patients with osteoarthritis

Status of lipid peroxidation, glutathione, ascorbic acid, vitamin E and antioxidant enzymes in patients with... Read More

Arthritis

Arthritis (Science: rheumatology) An inflammatory condition that affects joints. Can be infective, autoimmune, traumatic in... Read More

Sydney scientists discover and license breakthrough anti-inflammatory treatment

Scientists from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have developed what could be the next big blockbuster treatment... Read More

Disease Markers That Will Aid Arthritis Research

July 27, 2009 — A combination of biochemical and MRI markers will allow improved measurement of osteoarthritis... Read More

Osteoarthritis may be sign of faster ‘biological ageing’

Reduction of leucocyte telomere length in radiographic hand osteoarthritis: A population based study Osteoarthritis, the... Read More

Drinking 4 or more cups of coffee a day may help prevent gout

Long-term study links increased coffee consumption to decreased risk of gout in men over age 40 Coffee is a habit for more... Read More

Healthy Bodies Help Fight Disease? Clues To How Diet Affects The Immune System

Scientists are proposing that dietary fats can affect how well our immune system works and have discovered that one of the... Read More

Researchers Go Fishing, Pull Out Antigens

Researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center have developed a method for finding the molecular targets of the... Read More

Molecular anatomy of influenza virus detailed

     The three-dimensional structure of influenza virus from electron tomography. The... Read More

MRI Can Eliminate Unnecessary Surgery for Children with Suspected Musculoskeletal Infections

November 3, 2008 -- Pre-treatment MRI can eliminate unnecessary diagnostic or surgical procedures for children with... Read More

How can identical twins be genetically different?

They sleep together, eat together, and most people find it impossible to tell them apart. Identical twins who grow up... Read More

Ropes test

Ropes test --> mucin clot test A test that reflects the polymerization of synovial fluid hyaluronate; a few drops of... Read More

Treating Type 1 Diabetes By Eliminating B Cells

December 5, 2007 — Autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are caused when immune cells... Read More

Degenerate

Degenerate means to become worse or less of its kind or former state. In biology, it means an entity performs the same... Read More

Gout

Gout (Science: rheumatology) recurrent acute arthritis of peripheral joints caused by the accumulation of monosodium urate... Read More

Suppurative

Definition adjective Of, pertaining to, or promoting suppuration; tending to suppurate noun, plural: suppuratives (medicine)... Read More

Ethnoveterinary medicines used for ruminants in British Columbia, Canada

Cheryl Lans1 , Nancy Turner2, Tonya Khan3, Gerhard Brauer4 and Willi Boepple5 1BCICS, University of Victoria, British... Read More

Hyaluronic acid: a natural biopolymer with a broad range of biomedical and industrial applications

Review Hyaluronic acid: a natural biopolymer with a broad range of biomedical and industrial applications Grigorij Kogan1,... Read More

Polygenic trait

Polygenic trait definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

B Cells Can Act Alone In Autoimmune Disease

August 8, 2008 — B cells, the source of damaging autoantibodies, have long been thought to depend upon T cells for their... Read More

Epstein-Barr Virus – It’s More Than Just The Kiss

Epstein-Barr virus -- the virus causing the kissing disease or mononucleosis -- is eyed as a risk factor for contracting... Read More

Study Sheds Light On Why Some Infants May Develop Permanent Heart Damage

A new study may shed light on why some infants born to women who produce antibodies commonly found in lupus patients... Read More

The p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling cascade in CD4 T cells

The p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling cascade in CD4 T cells Francis Dodeller and Hendrik Schulze-Koops... Read More

UCSD Bioengineers Fabricate Joint Cartilage Which Mimics Structure and Function of Natural Tissue

University of California, San Diego (UCSD) bioengineers have fabricated cartilage tissue which for the first time mimics... Read More

Tarantula venom and chili peppers target same pain sensor

Venom from a West Indian tarantula has been shown to cause pain by exciting the same nerve cells in mice that sense high... Read More

Oligonucleotide

Definition noun plural: mononucleotides ol·i·go·nu·cle·o·tide, ŏl′ĭ-gō-no͞o′klē-ə-tīd A short polymer... Read More

Autoantibodies Help T Cells ‘See’ Their Target

April 23, 2007 — Autoimmune diseases such as type I diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis are caused by the immune system... Read More

Hot Chili Peppers Help Unravel The Mechanism Of Pain

February 24, 2009 — Capsaicin, the active ingredient in spicy hot chili peppers such as the jalapeno, is most often... Read More

Hair loss problem? There might be a cure

By Maria Mozo     Perhaps, one of the feared eventualities of late adulthood is alopecia. Alopecia is the medical... Read More

C-reactive protein

C-reactive protein (Science: protein) this blood test is used as an indicator of acute inflammation. C-reactive protein is a... Read More

Researchers Discover Mechanism Of Cleft Palate Development

Researchers Discover Mechanism Of Cleft Palate Development Researchers led by a team of UC San Francisco scientists have... Read More

World-leading microscope shows more detail than ever

    Image obtained by the new microscope of viverravus acutus, a... Read More

Quinine

Definition noun (pharmacology) A bitter, crystalline, alkaloid powder extracted from Cinchona bark used for medical purposes... Read More

Study Links Brain Fatty Acid Levels To Depression

Bethesda, MD -- A group of researchers from Israel has discovered that rats exhibiting the signs of depression have... Read More