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Advances in gene therapy will open new safe and effective treatment options for people with rheumatoid arthritis in the future, scientists outline in the Journal of Cellular Physiology. Although biologic drugs do suppress proinflammatory cytokine activities, they are usually accompanied by suppression of the immune system, which is bad news for other aspects of health. […]
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