Single jab can beat arthritis
A SIMPLE and cheap new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis is set to revolutionise the lives of patients crippled by the painful disease.
Just a single injection of the new drug, developed by British scientists, is so potent it can give months of relief.
Made from the human protein BiP, it mobilises the body’s immune system to help stop the disease in its tracks.
As the first human trials of the drug begin, doctors say it is also showing promise as a treatment for brittle bone disease. That means it could help up to four million people in Britain who suffer from either osteoporosis or RA.....Read more