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World Arthritis Day – October 12, 2012

On a mission to raise awareness about arthritis since 1996, Arthritis and Rheumatism International (ARI) has taken World Arthritis Day (WAD) as an opportunity to inform the public about the diseases which encompass arthritis and to support organizational campaigns to better serve the millions suffering from rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. In conjunction with EULAR, the […]

Researching and Racing For A Cure

A researcher supported by the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) takes to the streets Sunday in the ICB Long Beach Marathon, running to raise money and awareness for arthritis research.  Brian Skaggs, Ph.D., of the UCLA Department of Rheumatology, whose research was funded for two years by ANRF, is running the half-marathon. Dr. Skaggs has […]

Arthritis Awareness Challenge: Seen at the Scene

On 10.03.12 , In Arthritis Awareness , by CureArthritis

Together we will fight the battle against arthritis. An estimated 50 million Americans, or 1 in every 5 people is afflicted with a form of arthritis and there are millions more worldwide. People need to know who we are and, for the purpose of this new challenge, where we are! Over the last couple months […]

Collaborating towards a Cure: Dr. Husni & her research

In 2010-12, the Arthritis National Research Foundation collaborated with another nonprofit organization, the National Psoriasis Foundation, to fund a two-year research grant in psoriatic arthritis.  The grant recipient, M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH, of the Cleveland Clinic, shares her work and its potential impact for patients with all types of arthritis: Dr. M. Elaine Husni […]

Racing Through the Pain: Competing with Arthritis

On 08.30.12 , In Racing For A Cure , by CureArthritis

Memory Carver, age 37, is fighting her own body in an effort to stay active. After being diagnosed with undifferentiated inflammatory polyarthritis and Raynauds Syndrome about a year ago, Ms. Carver has been working through the pain to keep doing what she loves, triathlons. Thanks to her new treatment regimen, Ms. Carver has been able […]

Increasing Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Efficiency: A Clinical Project

On 08.28.12 , In Advances on Arthritis , by CureArthritis

Massimo Bottini, Ph.D. of Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute in La Jolla, California, has been awarded two years of funding by the Arthritis National Research Foundation for his project studying a new and improved system of drug delivery for rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Bottini has developed chemically engineered nanoscopic particles which can efficiently and safely bring […]

Treatment Diaries: Connections and Support

On 08.27.12 , In News , by CureArthritis

At the Arthritis National Research Foundation we are always on the lookout for great support groups to help everyone dealing with arthritis. We found a wonderful site that could help you deal with the challenges that face you every day. A place to let it all out and have others who will understand and support […]

Joanne’s Rheumatoid Arthritis Journey

On 08.24.12 , In Arthritis Awareness, Arthritis Showcase , by CureArthritis

Joanne, age 23, was first diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at age 21. While her RA has robbed her of the one thing she loves to do most, running, she is not giving up! She is choosing to fight back; raising funds and awareness for arthritis research in an effort to help find new treatments and […]

Kaitlyn’s Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and Uveitis

As Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month comes to a close we would like to introduce you to another young lady with juvenile arthritis, Kaitlyn. At the Arthritis National Research Foundation we will continue to highlight these inspirational young children throughout the year to raise awareness that kids get arthritis, too. To have your story featured please […]

Living with Pain: Bevin’s Juvenile Arthritis

Bevin, age 3, was diagnosed with arthritis at 21 months. She had just recently begun to walk, but her parents began to realize something was very wrong with their baby girl. Bevin was walking with a limp, while at first they thought it was just her figuring out how to walk, they quickly grasped the […]