Autoimmune Arthritis Associated with Distressing Diabetes

Nov, 2014

Autoimmune Arthritis Associated with Distressing Diabetes

  • Posted on November 25, 2014 by Pharma Models Blogging Team in Diabetes

In 2001, a mouse model showed that there is a genetic link between rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes, according to the Science journal. The research was presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Scientists discovered that one strain of genetically-similar mice develops diabetes while a second strain acquires rheumatoid […]

Sep, 2014

Rodent Models and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disease that attacks the joints and has plagued middle-aged and elderly generations for centuries. Despite ongoing research efforts, the cause of RA remains unknown, but it is characterized by aggressive synovial hyperplasia and inflammation. Without treatment, this leads to the destruction of joint cartilage and bone. Researchers and medical […]