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Humira Benefits Persist in Spine Disease
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.11.21]
(MedPage Today) -- Anti-TNF treatment efficacy maintained at 3 years in axial spondyloarthritis.

Humira receives FDA approval for psoriatic arthritis
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Rheumatology
The FDA approved HUMIRA® (adalimumab) for reducing signs and symptoms of active arthritis in patients with psoriatic arthritis.

Adalimumab plus methotrexate effective for rheumatoid arthritis
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Rheumatology
Adalimumab and methotrexate is about five times more effective than methotrexate alone, according to a new systematic review of studies.

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2014.11.21]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Symptoms of Chikungunya Virus Mimic Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Headlines [2014.11.20]
Chikungunya virus is often accompanied by joint pain that can persist for months or years and has a serum cytokine profile similar to that of patients with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis.
Medscape Medical News

Data show Vectra DA is better predictor of joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.20]
Crescendo Bioscience, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Myriad Genetics, Inc., has presented new data that showed Vectra® DA is a better predictor of radiographic progression over two years than...

Rheumatoid arthritis patients' BMI linked to ability to stay in remission
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.19]
A study by Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) researchers finds that body mass index (BMI) plays a role in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients' ability to achieve a sustained remission.

For rheumatoid arthritis patients, blood test could prevent medication trial and error
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.19]
A molecule in the blood shows promise as a marker to predict whether individual rheumatoid arthritis patients are likely to benefit from biologic medications or other drugs should be tried, a Mayo...

Rheumatoid arthritis linked to increased risk of preterm birth, low birth weight
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.13]
Children of mothers with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to be delivered preterm and have a lower birth weight than children of mothers without the condition, a study finds.

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2014.11.13]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis in Moms-to-Be Linked to Premature Births
Category: Health News
Created: 11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

New effective, safe and cheap treatment strategy for rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.11]
A new drug combination for rheumatoid arthritis treats the disease just as well as other intensive treatment strategies but with less medication and fewer side effects at a significantly lower cost.

Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis Specialty [2014.11.06]
Title: Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some
Category: Health News
Created: 11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Researchers identify new cell signaling pathway thought to play role in rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.10.25]
A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) identifies a new cell signaling pathway that contributes to the development and progression of inflammatory bone erosion, which...

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
Source: MedicineNet adalimumab Specialty [2014.09.04]
Title: Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/3/2014 5:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Source: MedicineNet Lyme Disease Specialty [2014.09.03]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/31/2011 5:38:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2014 12:49:27 PM

Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Source: MedicineNet Bruises Specialty [2014.08.28]
Title: Patient Story: Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 1/20/2012 7:03:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Source: MedicineNet Baker Cyst Specialty [2014.08.21]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/10/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Source: MedicineNet Kawasaki Disease Specialty [2014.08.12]
Title: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis - My Doctor Says I Need Remicade
Source: MedicineNet infliximab Specialty [2014.06.25]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis - My Doctor Says I Need Remicade
Category: eMedicineHealth Doctor's Perspective
Created: 1/6/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Heart disease risk tool created that is tailored to rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2014.06.12]
Rheumatoid arthritis patients overall are twice as likely as the average person to develop heart problems.

Medications Used To Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis May Affect Abortion Rate In Women
Source: Abortion News From Medical News Today [2013.04.16]
A new study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research, reveals that women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who were on methotrexate (MTX), a drug...

Aging Overweight Males At Increased Risk For Gout, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: Gout News From Medical News Today [2012.11.13]
Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout.

Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Raise Cancer Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet anakinra Specialty [2012.09.07]
Title: Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Raise Cancer Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/6/2012 4:06:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/7/2012 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Source: MedicineNet leflunomide Specialty [2012.01.31]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 7/7/2001 12:46:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/31/2012 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis Pictures Slideshow
Source: MedicineNet Elbow Bursitis Specialty [2008.11.13]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Pictures Slideshow
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/10/2008
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2008

The impact of smoking and genes on rheumatoid arthritis
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Orthopedics
New insight into the autoimmune triggers for rheumatoid arthritis among smokers with shared epitope genes.

The impact of smoking and genes on rheumatoid arthritis
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Rheumatology
New insight into the autoimmune triggers for rheumatoid arthritis among smokers with shared epitope genes.

Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery Improves RA
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2014.11.21]
For people with rheumatoid arthritis who are obese, bariatric surgery leads to substantial improvements in disease activity; some were off all medications a year after the procedure.
Medscape Medical News

Risk for cancer in the eye may be increased by TNF inhibitors
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.20]
One of the family of drugs prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions is called TNF inhibitors.

Blood Test Predicts TNF Inhibitor Response in RA Patients
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines [2014.11.16]
The ratio of interferon (IFN)-beta to IFN-alpha in blood samples from patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be used to accurately predict response to TNF inhibitors at 12 to 14 weeks.
Medscape Medical News

Billions in health care savings possible with biosimilar drugs
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.11.06]
Introducing competing "biosimilar" versions of complex biologic drugs used to treat illnesses such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis could cut spending on biologics in the United States by $44...

New tool helps make sense of previous genetic data on multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, other diseases
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.10.31]
Scores of autoimmune diseases afflicting one in 12 Americans - ranging from type 1 diabetes, to multiple sclerosis (MS), to rheumatoid arthritis, to asthma - mysteriously cause the immune system to...

New targeted treatment for arthritis looks promising
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2014.09.19]
Fusing anti-inflammatory drugs with antibodies that are specific to damaged arthritic cartilage shows promise as a targeted therapy for rheumatoid arthritis in a mouse study.

Arthritis patients failing to take expensive, effective medication
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study.

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