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An international team of scientists has uncovered more than 40 new genes, pathways and cell types linked to an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal Nature.
People with rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions are at higher risk of heart disease.
Low testosterone levels may herald the subsequent development of rheumatoid arthritis in men.
University of Michigan research sheds new light on why certain people are more likely to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis – paving the way to explore new treatments for both arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.
Researchers have pieced together new genetic clues to the arthritis puzzle in a study that brings potential treatments closer to reality and could also provide insights into why more women than men succumb to the disabling condition.
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