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Arthritis jab cure?

18th August 2008

A research team from the University of Newcastle have said they may have found a way to cure rheumatoid arthritis using an injection.

The researchers say they extract cells from a patient with arthritis, modify them and then inject them back into the relevant joint. Lead researcher John Isaacs, Professor of Clinical Rheumatology at Newcastle University’s Musculoskeletal Research Group, described the research as "hugely exciting".

 

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