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New Therapeutic Approaches for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis may Rise from the Cholinergic Anti-Inflammatory Pathway and Antinociceptive Pathway

1Department of Orthopaedics, Second Clinical Medical College, Jinan University, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
2Department of Orthopaedics, Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jinan, Shandong Province, China
3Department of Orthopaedics, Second Affiliated Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China
4Center for Translational Medicine Research and Development, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
5Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
6Department of Orthopaedics, Taian Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Taian, Shandong Province, China

Received 13 August 2010; Revised 23 September 2010; Accepted 11 October 2010

Academic Editor: John L. Wallace

Copyright © 2010 Xiao Hua Pan et al.

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