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New Jab Set to Ease Pain of Arthritis Sufferers Developed

by Sheela Philomena on November 24, 2013 at 11:13 AM
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 New Jab Set to Ease Pain of Arthritis Sufferers Developed

Scientists have developed a new injection, which when injected once every two weeks into the body, can ease the crippling symptoms of arthritis.

During the year-long trial on 1,200 patients with rheumatoid arthritis, researchers found that it successfully helped improve their condition by up to 20 percent, the Daily Express reported.

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According to Tanya Momtahen, irreversible joint damage can be a consequence for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and this is accompanied by reduced physical function.

The new drug works by targeting a protein called IL-6 which is responsible for causing painful inflammation.

Source: ANI
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