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At the interface between immunology and neurology in rheumatic diseases

Edited by: Rainer Straub

This series of articles has not been sponsored. All articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process overseen by the Series Editor, with final decisions made by the Editors-in-Chief. The Series Editor and Editors-in-Chief declare no competing interests.

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  1. Review

    Fatigue in chronic inflammation - a link to pain pathways

    Fatigue is a frequent symptom in several inflammatory diseases, particularly in rheumatic diseases. Elements of disease activity and cognitive and behavior aspects have been reported as causes of fatigue in pa...

    Karine Louati and Francis Berenbaum

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2015 17:254

    Published on: 5 October 2015

  2. Review

    The sympathetic nervous response in inflammation

    Over the past decades evidence has accumulated clearly demonstrating a pivotal role for the sympathetic nervous system (SNS) and its neurotransmitters in regulating inflammation. The first part of this review ...

    Georg Pongratz and Rainer H Straub

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2014 16:504

    Published on: 12 December 2014

  3. Review

    Nociceptive neurons detect cytokines in arthritis

    Proinflammatory cytokines are major mediators in the pathogenesis of diseases of joints such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. This review emphasizes that proinflammatory cytokines such as tumor necr...

    Hans-Georg Schaible

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 2014 16:470

    Published on: 30 October 2014