Tag Archives: Arthritis

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer didn’t reveal research showing arthritis drug could treat Alzheimer’s

Pfizer ‘deliberately buried’ data showing its arthritis drug might also prevent Alzheimer’s ‘because it wouldn’t have made the pharma giant any money’ Pfizer, based in New York, in 2015 found its drug Enbrel may have another use  An analysis found people taking it were significantly less likely to get Alzheimer’s But the company didn’t do… Read More »

Identical twins light the way for new genetic cause of arthritis

Identical twin toddlers who presented with severe arthritis helped scientists to identify the first gene mutation that can single-handedly cause a juvenile form of this inflammatory joint disease. By investigating the DNA of individual blood cells of both children and then modelling the genetic defect in a mouse model, the research team led by Adrian… Read More »