News tagged with rheumatoid arthritis

A Good Eye for Oxygen

( -- We cannot live without it; yet too much of it causes damage: oxygen is a critical component of many physiological and pathological processes in living cells. Oxygen deficiency in tissues is thus related to ...

dateMar 27, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Four new psoriasis 'hotspots' identified

Scientists at the University of Michigan Heath System and their collaborators have found four new DNA "hotspots" that may one day help guide new treatments for psoriasis, one of the most common autoimmune diseases in the ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Genetics
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Umbilical cord cells may treat arthritis

Umbilical cord stem cells may be useful in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Animal and in vitro experiments, described in BioMed Central's open access journal Arthritis Research and Therapy, have shown that mesenchymal ...

dateNov 15, 2010 in Medical research
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