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Humanized Mice May Aid In Arthritis Research
2012-10-04 14:47:55

Rheumatoid arthritis research has just had an advance as scientists from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have finally found an animal which has the same response to the disease as people: Humanized mice.

2012-06-28 15:05:30

Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have created the first animal model that spontaneously develops rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and is predisposed towards atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries.

2011-09-07 14:08:12

Researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have discovered why the immune cells of people with rheumatoid arthritis become hyperactive and attack the joints and bones.

2010-01-28 13:16:52

Researcher invents nontoxic drug that forces hyperactive immune cells to die.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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