Rheumatoid arthritis

Will the future of RA be electric?

Electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve inhibits TNF production and reduces disease activity in patients with active RA, a first-in-human study reports. In the study published in this week’s PNAS the researchers from the Division of Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology of the Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam implanted a stimulation device on the vagus nerve ...

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