Monday February 19th 2018

Modified red blood cells ‘could alleviate autoimmune diseases’

This study is interesting and has the potential to be a tool used to both treat and prevent rheumatoid arthritis. It is promising to see that autoimmunity could be treated in mice, but people with arthritis need to be aware that this research is in its very early stages. "More research is needed to determine how the results can be translated into a benefit for people living inpain now, and for those who may develop arthritis in the future." (Source: Arthritis Research UK)

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Modified red blood cells ‘could alleviate autoimmune diseases’

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