Providing hope for people with Arthritis

 

Over 400,000 people in the UK have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with important consequences for individuals, health services and society. RA causes the body’s own immune system to attack healthy joints and tissues, causing joint inflammation and damage. The cost of RA to the UK economy is estimated at £3.8-4.8 billion.

Read the full feature to find out how our Birmingham Heroes from the University of Birmingham are accelerating breakthrough treatments in Arthritis.