Category: Arthritis

New gene mutations found in white blood cells in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Gene mutations accumulating in cells are typical of the development of cancer. Finnish researchers found that a similar accumulation of mutations occurs also in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Gene mutations that accumulate in somatic cells have a significant impact on the development of cancer, yet no studies on their involvement in the pathogenesis of

Arthritis drug could treat blood cancer patients, breakthrough finds

Blood cancer sufferers could be treated with a simple arthritis drug, scientists have discovered An in silico model of the potential interaction between methotrexate and the the JAK2 kinase domain. Credit: University of Sheffield Blood cancer sufferers could be treated with a simple arthritis drug, scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered. Every year