A new international study has made an important discovery about the key role of macrophages, a type of immune cell, in systemic sclerosis (SSc), a chronic autoimmune disease which currently has no cure.
Scientists at The University of Manchester have discovered that most people with osteoarthritis can be subdivided into two distinct disease groups, with implications for diagnosis and drug development.
People who have gout are significantly less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, concludes research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Doctors may have underestimated the risks for patients who take paracetamol long-term, suggests research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
(HealthDay)—Acetaminophen may not be as safe as previously thought, with larger doses and long-term use linked to increased risk of health problems, a new report contends.
New research by University of Manchester scientists has for the first time shown that our spinal discs have 24-hour body clocks which when they malfunction, can contribute to lower back pain.
Smoking impairs the response to biological drugs used to treat inflammatory arthritis affecting the lower back, known as axial spondyloarthritis, or AxSpA, for short, reveals research published online in the Annals of the ...
Recent gut and urinary tract infections may curb the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, suggests research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
A biologic drug which treats rheumatoid arthritis has been shown by new research to reduce the risk of heart attacks in arthritis sufferers by up to 40 per cent.
People who are at higher risk to develop knee osteoarthritis (OA) from being overweight or having injured their knee in the past may have normal x-rays, but worsening lesions or damage appearing on their MRIs predicts a significantly ...