Rheumatoid arthritis

T-helper cells “highly associated” with RA

Scientists have identified a genetically distinct subset of helper T-cell associated with synovial tissues affected by rheumatoid arthritis. In a letter published in Nature, the collaboration of researchers from the University of Birmingham’s Institute of Inflammation and Ageing and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA, describe the ‘peripheral helper’ T-cells, or Tph cells, as ...

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