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Nitric Oxide Absorbing Hydrogel Releases Drugs to Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis, Other Diseases

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- At the Institute for Basic Science in Daejeon, South Korea, scientists have developed a hydrogel that responds to the presence of nitric oxide (NO) and releases drugs when so activated. This kind of drug delivery system may be particularly effective for treating rheumatoid arthritis, as immune cells within inflamed joints release toxic NO in large quantities. […]

Etanercept May Slow Radiographic Sacroiliac Joint Progression in Axial Spondyloarthritis

Monday, October 16, 2017 -- In patients with recent-onset axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), the long-term use of etanercept may result in a lower rate of radiographic progression in the sacroiliac joint.

Arthritis Can Strike Children

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -- In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system