Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease affecting 0.
What does RA stand for?
RA stands for Rheumatoid Arthritis
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- Restricted Artistic (movie rating)
- Resynchronize Acknowledgement (ITU-T)
- Retribution Aura (gaming, World of Warcraft)
- Return Address (register)
- Return Air (HVAC)
- Return Authorization
- Revenue Account (UK)
- revenue analysis
- Revenue Authority (various locations)
- Review/Requiring Activity
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has completed enrollment for a Phase IIa pilot study in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with its immunomodulatory drug candidate, MM-093, a recombinant version of human alpha-fetoprotein (AFP).
In his most recent research, Mattey, a senior scientist at the Staffordshire Rheumatology Centre in Stoke-on-Trent, England, determined that if a woman has ever smoked cigarettes, even if she has since quit, she is more likely to have a more severe form of rheumatoid arthritis than women who have never smoked.
In a strategy compared to rebooting a frozen computer, researchers have successfully treated people with the debilitating disorder rheumatoid arthritis by wiping out most of their antibody-producing immune cells.