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“This is particularly notable, since the cohort consisted of the harder-to-treat patients, meaning those with long-standing disease with prior use of other biologic agents,” Dr. Harrold says.
Boehringer Ingelheim announced it had enrolled the first patient in a study intended to demonstrate that a biosimilar is interchangeable with Humira (adalimumab) for treating patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis.
In tests, seven out of 10 patients who took the newly-approved drug experienced improvements in their skin of at least 90 percent, and 80 percent saw cleared or almost cleared skin.
New study suggests that it might be worthwhile to monitor & address pain/fatigue in addition to and independently of disease activity in early RA.
White went into the first meeting with a “great deal of skepticism,” expecting “New Age-y” nonsense. Instead, he found practical advice, ranging from how to lift heavy objects with his legs, rather than his back, and how to process childhood traumas.
Researchers studied how effective and safe it is to take baricitinib alone (as “monotherapy”) compared to taking it with methotrexate -- a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD).
Analysis shows promise for patients who temporarily stopped taking Cosentyx
Study finds timing infliximab before surgery didn't make much difference in the risk of infection.
Dr. David O'Reilly a friendly rheumatologist from the UK recently published some facts about gout. Click to learn more.
Sometimes my husband acts like a child. I know, many women say this about their husbands. But what makes my husband acting like a big baby more difficult than most is that like me, he lives with rheumatoid arthritis. And the childlike behavior that drives me particularly crazy? When he goes off his meds.
Have you noticed the backlash across the country after the Super Bowl advertisements for opioid induced constipation (OIC)? buckle in as this may be a rough ride for a while, but let’s remember we will make it through as a community. After all what choice do we have? Remember we are all in this together. We have always had each other’s back and sticking together is better than being picked apart.