Selected Joint Efforts articles

Biologics – Advances in arthritis care

Most medicines are created by combining chemicals. In the last century, scientists have produced a new breed of drugs that contain human or animal proteins. This class of drugs are called biologics, and have been used in the production of vaccines, cancer drugs and insulin. Over the last decade, biologics have emerged as a promising…

Osteoporosis and Arthritis


Osteoporosis is a disease of the skeleton which reduces bone strength and increases the risk of fracture. Most bones apart from the face and head can be affected by osteoporosis, but the most common sites of fracture are the hips, spine, wrists and ribs. Osteoporosis, or bone loss, is often called the silent disease because it arises without symptoms. The first sign we get of the disease is often a fracture.