Rheumatoid arthritis: Could SCORPION VENOM provide surprise relief?

Rheumatoid arthritis: Could SCORPION VENOM provide surprise relief?
 

The discovery offers hope of a new drug that may prevent the agonising swelling and stiffness suffered by patients in their knees, hips and hands.
Molecular physiologist Professor Christine Beeton, of Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, explained: "Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease - one in which the immune system attacks its own body.
"In this case, it affects the joints. Cells called fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS) play a major role in the disease.
"As they grow and move from joint to joint, they secrete products that damage the joints and attract immune... read more

 
1 March 2018 in Health, Views: 31
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