research is being done to formulate new medicines
which will cure the chronic forms of arthritis
at an early stage without producing much side
effects or toxicity.
safer pain relieving drugs for long term use are
required. New methods are being developed to correct
the “immunological” abnormalities
in arthritis which perpetuate the damage.
of deformed useless joints by artificial joint
is an exciting field and success has been obtained
for hip, knee, elbow and shoulder, to a significant
an important step in combating would be, to find
out means and methods of detecting potential disease
in asymptomatic individuals belonging to families
with arthritis patients.