Blood Test That Could Predict Arthritis Risk

Researchers at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the Oxford University have found a marker in blood that will indicate the likelihood of suffering rheumatoid arthritis (RA). They found that the blood test looking for antibodies associated with the protein tenascin-C can reliably show people who will contract RA. Dr Anja Schwenzer, the lead researcher, says that the protein tenascin-C is found in high levels in joints of people with RA.

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