Tag: autoimmune

Genetic Risk Factor for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus

Genetic Risk. A longtime collaborative research program has identified a genetic variation that increases the risk of two autoimmune diseases: rheumatoid arthritis, or RA, and systemic lupus erythematosus, or lupus…. Read more »

Preventing Anxiety and Depression when Living with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

(thoughtful music) – Living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis is difficult. It can be stressful and unfortunately lead to anxiety and depression. In one study, patients with psoriasis were about… Read more »

Tips to Manage Sleep Related Issues in Psoriatic Arthritis

(light music) – Hi, I’m Vicki Ruffing. I’m the director of patient education at the John Hopkins Arthritis Center. Today we’re going to talk a little bit about sleep and… Read more »

NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins Highlights AMP Program in Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis

[Music] The AMP initiative began with foundational meetings of leaders from industry, NIH, and academia. We all agreed that the overall goal of AMP would be to improve the process… Read more »