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Latest Juvenile idiopathic arthritis Stories

2013-09-24 11:22:59

In the U.S., there are nearly 300,000 children with juvenile arthritis and other rheumatic illnesses according to estimates from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). For pediatric patients with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), effective treatment for this disabling disease is imperative. New treatment recommendations that guide physicians caring for children with systemic JIA are now published in the ACR journals, Arthritis & Rheumatism and Arthritis Care &...

2013-04-24 18:56:34

Researchers report in Nature Genetics they have increased the number of confirmed genes linked to juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) from three to 17 — a finding that will clarify how JIA fits into the spectrum of autoimmune disorders and help identify potential treatment targets. Published April 21, the study involves an international research team that analyzed 2,816 JIA cases recruited from more than 40 pediatric rheumatology clinics. It was the largest collaborative patient...

2013-02-18 23:03:46

The Arthritis National Research Foundation is a charitable organization committed to funding research for finding a cure to Arthritis Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 The Arthritis National Research Foundation recently announced the creation of the Kelly Award to recognize organizations working to find a cure for juvenile arthritis. The ANRF is a non-profit charity for children that funds at least one juvenile arthritis project each year. According to ANRF President Kevin Donohue,...


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