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RheumShorts: Vasculitis, MRI, Anakinra for Knees (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2014.06.29]
(MedPage Today) -- The rheumatology literature this week explored whether or not patients with vasculitis treated with rituximab also need maintenance therapy, if MRI can predict later arthritis when disease is still subclinical, and how an interleukin (IL)-1 blocker could help in post-traumatic arthritis.

Rheumatoid arthritis treatment set to change following research on inflammasomes
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.04]
Patients with more or less severe forms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may have the same painful symptoms, but does this mean that the cause of their illness is the same?

Research on inflammasomes opens new therapeutic avenues for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.03]
Patients with more or less severe forms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may have the same painful symptoms, but does this mean that the cause of their illness is the same?

Rheumatoid Arthritis Early Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2014.07.03]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Early Symptoms
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 6/24/2013 5:25:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis - My Doctor Says I Need Remicade
Source: MedicineNet Rheumatoid Arthritis 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

Predicting disease outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis patients, using genotyping
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.06.17]
New cohort studies presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) have shown the amino acid valine at position 11 of HLA-DRB1 gene to be the strongest independent...

First phase 3 study evaluating Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) in early rheumatoid arthritis presented at EULAR 2014
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.06.16]
Results of a phase 3 study evaluating the efficacy and safety of Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) in the treatment of Japanese patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are presented this week...

Sanofi and Regeneron announce new, detailed data from positive sarilumab Phase 3 rheumatoid arthritis trial at EULAR
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.06.13]
Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. have presented positive results from a phase 3 trial of investigational drug sarilumab in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who were inadequate...

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.

Detecting the inflammation involved in rheumatoid arthritis
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.06.11]
A new molecular imaging technique can visualize inflammation in the joints of people with rheumatoid arthritis, giving doctors a clear read on chronic pain and possible joint destruction, say...

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2014.04.24]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Source: MedicineNet anakinra Specialty [2013.08.21]
Title: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/21/2013 12:00:00 AM

Expensive or Not, Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Similar Effect: Study
Source: MedicineNet sulfasalazine Specialty [2013.07.02]
Title: Expensive or Not, Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Similar Effect: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2013 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2013 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Same Impact on Time Lost at Work: Study
Source: MedicineNet sulfasalazine Specialty [2013.07.02]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Have Same Impact on Time Lost at Work: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 7/1/2013 6:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/2/2013 12:00:00 AM

Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
Source: MedicineNet sulfasalazine Specialty [2013.06.12]
Title: Standard Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapy as Good as Costlier Newcomer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2013 8:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

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: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Source: MedicineNet anakinra Specialty [2012.01.18]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis: Test Your Arthritis IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 1/31/2011 5:38:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/18/2012 1:06:51 PM

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Source: MedicineNet Baker Cyst Specialty [2011.09.26]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/10/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/26/2011 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.

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.

Are Docs Adhering to Targeted Treatment in RA?
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines [2014.07.18]
A new study follows up the BeSt study and looks at physician compliance with DAS-based treat-to-target strategies in rheumatoid arthritis.
Medscape Rheumatology

FDA Clears Subcutaneous Methotrexate Injection (Rasuvo)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines [2014.07.16]
Rasuvo, delivered in an auto-injector, is approved for rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular-course juvenile idiopathic arthritis and psoriasis and will be available in 10 dosage strengths.
FDA Approvals

Low-Dose Rituxan OK for RA Retreatment
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.07.08]
(MedPage Today) -- Halving the dose of rituximab when retreatment is needed may offer an effective long-term option for disease control in rheumatoid arthritis, a randomized trial suggested.

Rheuminations: Stem Cells in RA?
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.07.06]
(MedPage Today) -- Could stem cell therapy be a breakthrough in rheumatoid arthritis? Belgian company TiGenix thinks so.

Lung Disease in RA Common, Lethal
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.07.02]
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease tend to have a distinct clinical phenotype that includes older age, respiratory symptoms, and worse RA overall -- and are at substantial risk for early mortality, researchers reported.

Pregnancy: Effects of Active RA Seen in Offspring
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology [2014.07.02]
(MedPage Today) -- Almost one-third of babies born to women with active rheumatoid arthritis experience rapid catch-up growth early in life, which places them at risk for later health problems, Dutch researchers warned.

Breast cancer and other aggressive cancers may respond to anti-inflammatory drugs
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.01]
New research raises the prospect that some cancer patients with aggressive tumors may benefit from a class of anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.

Genome study identifies three possible drug candidates for multiple autoimmune diseases
Source: Multiple Sclerosis News From Medical News Today [2014.05.06]
New pharmaceuticals to fight autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, may be identified more effectively by adding genome analysis to standard drug...

Chinese herbal remedy 'just as effective as methotrexate against arthritis'
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.04.15]
A Chinese herbal remedy - Triptergium wilfordii Hook F - is just as effective for treating symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis than commonly used drug methotrexate, a study suggests.

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