Medical research

Sickle cell anemia is an inherited form of anemia

It's important to know the the symptoms, causes, and treatment of sickle cell anemia, an inherited blood disorder that, in the United States, is more common among African Americans.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Researchers identify new arthritis severity gene

A new gene associated with disease severity in models of rheumatoid arthritis has been identified by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The discovery could provide a new pathway for treatment and ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

3-D printing with living tissues may help treat joint diseases

Degeneration of cartilage and other joint tissues is a major cause of disability. A new review highlights the recent developments in biofabrication, a new technique that allows investigators to print living tissues for implantation ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

QMRI sees early signs of osteoarthritis before it's too late

One in 20 adults suffers from osteoarthritis, caused by wear and tear of the joints. But early signs of the disease – subtle biochemical changes to the cartilage – are invisible to most current clinical imaging techniques, ...

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