Saturday, June 12, 2010

Finding New Ways to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis

VOALearningEnglish — June 10, 2010 — This is the VOA Special English Health Report, from

Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful disease that can destroy joints. Women are three times more likely to get it than men. Rheumatoid arthritis is considered an autoimmune disease, a disease where the body attacks healthy cells. The exact cause is unknown. But in a recent study, an experimental drug showed signs of halting the disorder in laboratory mice. (read more)

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