A Brighter Tomorrow for Children with Juvenile Arthritis

An exciting new treatment makes it’s way to young patients—and it’s all thanks to Baylor research. For parents of children with systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA), the normalcy of a worry-free childhood is often traded for years of extensive testing, difficult treatments and long hospitalizations. But a new treatment discovered by Baylor researchers is changing all … Continue reading A Brighter Tomorrow for Children with Juvenile Arthritis

What a Relief! Chronic Pain Sufferers, Take Heart.

Chronic pain sufferers, take heart. Advances in pain management may offer the breakthrough you’ve been waiting for. “Chronic pain,” which is a pain that lasts more than six months, not only affects everyday living but also everything from mood to relationships to job performance and affects an estimated 116 million Americans every day. “Chronic pain can … Continue reading What a Relief! Chronic Pain Sufferers, Take Heart.

Dad’s rheumatoid arthritis reveals the best and worst that life offers

I remember seeing the hallway light creep into my bedroom.  It was 3:30 in the morning and I knew it meant my Dad was up again. It wasn’t anything new, I had seen that light turn on a lot overnight in recent weeks. I was 13-years-old and sometimes as teenagers, we don’t always catch on when … Continue reading Dad’s rheumatoid arthritis reveals the best and worst that life offers