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Study Traces a Neural Circuit Behind Green Light–Mediated Pain Relief
A mouse study concludes color-detecting cones in the eye and a subset of neurons in the brain’s thalamus are why green light exposure has an analgesic effect.
Study Traces a Neural Circuit Behind Green Light–Mediated Pain Relief
Study Traces a Neural Circuit Behind Green Light–Mediated Pain Relief

A mouse study concludes color-detecting cones in the eye and a subset of neurons in the brain’s thalamus are why green light exposure has an analgesic effect.

A mouse study concludes color-detecting cones in the eye and a subset of neurons in the brain’s thalamus are why green light exposure has an analgesic effect.

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UK Approves Arthritis Drugs for Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients
Asher Jones | Jan 11, 2021 | 2 min read
The immunosuppressive drugs tocilizumab and sarilumab improved survival and recovery time of intensive care COVID-19 patients, according to a preprint.
Image of the Day: Scorpion Venom for Arthritis
Amy Schleunes | Mar 17, 2020 | 1 min read
A mouse model of rheumatoid arthritis reveals that a tiny protein in scorpion venom can deliver steroids to affected joints.
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Image of the Day: Reversing Arthritis
Amy Schleunes | Jan 28, 2020 | 1 min read
A combination of two drugs appears to restore cartilage in rats.
Microglia Remember Bouts of Bodily Inflammation in Mice
Ashley Yeager | Apr 11, 2018 | 2 min read
A new study reports that immune memory may contribute to neurodegenerative diseases.
Drug for Still’s Disease Shows Promise in Phase 2 Trial
Shawna Williams | Mar 1, 2018 | 4 min read
Patients with the rare autoimmune condition, highlighted in the Oscar-nominated film The Big Sick, currently have limited treatment options.
Dolly’s Cloning Likely Didn’t Cause Premature Aging
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 24, 2017 | 2 min read
A new analysis of Dolly’s skeleton suggests the cloned sheep’s arthritis did not lead to her death. 
B Cell Bosses
Kate Yandell | Feb 1, 2015 | 3 min read
Gut bacteria in mice spur regulatory B cells to differentiate and release an anti-inflammatory cytokine.
Cellular Salve
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 8, 2011 | 3 min read
Ivan Martin talks about the promise of using cell-based therapies to regenerate joint cartilage.
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