Juvenile arthritis is a common childhood condition that effects more than a quarter million children in the United States. Researchers have long been looking for the cause of the condition and for answers on how to stop it from progressing. There is not a cure yet but doctors say kids with the condition can be hopeful because the discovery of new treatments has arrived.
- Great progress is being made for children suffering from juvenile arthritis
- The drugs used in the new treatments come with risks worth mentioning
- The new treatment are drugs know as biologics which treat polyarticular and systemic JIA.
“Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic childhood conditions, affecting nearly 300,000 children in the United States, according to the FDA.”