Rheumatoid Arthritis

Roche (rhhby) Actemra Gets Chmp Recommendation For Covid-19

Roche RHHBY recently announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (“EMA”) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (“CHMP”) has recommended extending the marketing authorization for rheumatoid arthritis drug...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Finding May Lead To New Inflammation Blockers

Mayo Clinic researchers have linked the T cell dysfunction seen in rheumatoid arthritis with a metabolic deficiency in a new Nature Immunology publication.
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Low-dose Rituximab May Keep Ra Activity Low In Responders

Rituximab doses as low as 200 mg were effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis, an extension study of a small trial in the Netherlands found. Medscape Medical News
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Year In Review: Psoriatic Arthritis

(MedPage Today) -- The year 2021 saw additional advances and refinements in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a heterogeneous condition that in the past has lagged behind rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in therapeutic progress. But improved...
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When A Jak Inhibitor Fails For A Patient With Ra, What's Next?

Cycling to a second JAK inhibitor and switching to a biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug were equally effective at ameliorating rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Medscape Medical News
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How To Turn Specific Genes On And Off

Type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer are just some of the disorders associated with specific genes not "turning on" and "turning off" as they should.
Related topics: Genetics, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Arthritis, Cancer, Oncology

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Abatacept Shows Signal To Delay Onset Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Early results of a randomized clinical trial show that a 6-month course of abatacept may delay or prevent progression to rheumatoid arthritis. Medscape Medical News
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Study Observes Worse Covid-19 Vaccine Response In Patients Taking Glucocorticoids Or B-cell ...

New research presented this week at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology's annual meeting, shows that people with chronic inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), who take immunosuppressive...
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Study Finds Disparities In Ra Disease Activity And Physical Function Across Racial And...

New research presented this week at ACR Convergence, the American College of Rheumatology's annual meeting, found that racial and ethnic disparities for disease activity persist in people with rheumatoid arthritis. Black and...
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First Interchangeable Humira Biosimilar Approved

(MedPage Today) -- The FDA approved Cyltezo as the first interchangeable biosimilar to adalimumab (Humira), with indications ranging from rheumatoid arthritis (RA) to inflammatory bowel disease, Boehringer Ingelheim announced late on Friday. Of...
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Bone-loss Discovery Points To New Treatment For Osteoporosis

A new discovery about osteoporosis suggests a potential treatment target for that brittle-bone disease and for bone loss from rheumatoid arthritis.
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Prescription Drug Safety Risks Hidden, Hypochondria Created By Marketing

If you’re like most people, you never heard of the prescription drug Humira until 2013. That’s when Abbott Laboratories spun off AbbVie, to aggressively market the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) drug which went on to become the top selling...
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Scientists Accidentally Develop Powerful Rheumatoid Arthritis Vaccine

In an attempt to discover whether a particular protein is a trigger for rheumatoid arthritis, scientists with the University of Toledo accidentally discovered a vaccine against the painful autoimmune disease. The protein-based vaccine was found to...
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Bone Gains Lost Following Denosumab Stop In Steroid-treated Ra

When denosumab is discontinued, glucocorticoid-treated patients with rheumatoid arthritis need to transition to another osteoporosis therapy. Medscape Medical News
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Discovery Of Mechanics Of Drug Targets For Covid-19

Researchers have discovered the working mechanism of potential drug targets for various diseases such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and even COVID-19. The findings uncover the inner workings of cell receptors that are involved in cancer...
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Statins Not Linked With Rheumatoid Arthritis, Large Study Finds

(MedPage Today) -- The use of statins did not increase the risk for the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) after adjustment for the important confounder of hyperlipidemia, a large nationwide U.S. study found. A modest increased risk for...
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Mayo Researchers Link Gut Microbiome To Rheumatoid Arthritis Prognosis

A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in...
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I Just Got A Pfizer Booster Shot. I Felt Dizzy, But The Side Effects Were Way Milder Than The First...

Emyle Watkins. Courtesy of Emyle Watkins Emyle Watkins is a 23-year-old disability reporter living in Buffalo, New York. Watkins has rheumatoid arthritis, which means the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells. Watkins' medication...
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I Just Got A Pfizer Booster Shot. I Felt Dizzy, But The Side Effects Were Way Milder Than The First...

Emyle Watkins. Courtesy of Emyle Watkins Emyle Watkins is a 23-year-old disability reporter living in Buffalo, New York. Watkins has rheumatoid arthritis, which means the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells. Watkins' medication...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Might Help Save Hospitalized Covid Patients

THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 -- As doctors around the world come up against severe cases of COVID-19, some positive news has emerged: New research shows the rheumatoid arthritis drug baricitinib may help reduce hospitalized COVID patients' risk of...
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