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Team discovers novel anti-NET antibodies in a multinational cohort of antiphospholipid syndrome patients

Antiphospholipid syndrome is a understudied autoimmune disease that is nevertheless a leading causes of deadly blood clots and late-term pregnancy loss. An international study led by the University of Michigan researchers ...

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Allergic asthma and eczema linked to heightened risk of osteoarthritis

People with atopic (allergic) diseases like asthma or eczema may be at heightened risk of the painful and often disabling joint condition, osteoarthritis, finds research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

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Points to consider when using interferon assays

Interferons are type of protein called a cytokine. They have important roles in the immune system. Interferons are split into three distinct families—Type I, Type II, and Type III. Due to their role in autoimmunity, Type ...

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Updated: AAV treatment recommendations

AAV is a multi-organ disease, which can be complex and may vary from person to person. Types of AAV include granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis ...


Pain in the back: Preventing and treating spinal arthritis

Many types of arthritis can affect your musculoskeletal system. Joints are physical points of connection between two bones, and cartilage is the tissue that covers the surface of the bone at the joint. A membrane, called ...

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Does running bring on arthritic knees?

New research offers up some good news for diehard marathon runners: You don't necessarily have to give up running if you are experiencing hip or knee pain.