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New post hoc analyses of Phase 3b data examine treatment with Orencia plus methotrexate in patients with early moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.11]
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has announced that data from the OrenciaPhase 3b AVERT and AMPLE trials will be presented in three separate posters during the European League Against Rheumatism Annual...

Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2015.06.25]
Title: Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis May Also Help Ease Vitiligo
Category: Health News
Created: 6/24/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis Early Symptoms and Signs
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2015.06.17]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis Early Symptoms and Signs
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 6/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Positive results from Phase 3 study evaluating Cimzia in DMARD-naïve rheumatoid arthritis patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.16]
UCB has announced data that may in the future offer alternative care options for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who have not been treated with disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs...

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow: Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis Specialty [2015.06.16]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow: Joint-Friendly Exercises & Fitness Routines
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/13/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/16/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lilly and Incyte unveil detailed data on two pivotal studies of baricitinib in rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.15]
Eli Lilly and Company and Incyte Corporation have announced that five abstracts featuring data from three clinical studies and separate pharmacology studies for its investigational rheumatoid...

Dose reduction strategy can substantially reduce high cost of TNF inhibitor therapy in rheumatoid arthritis
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.15]
Good clinical response to TNFi maintained when dose reduced by one-thirdThe results of a study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2015) showed that, in...

Hepatitis B vaccine less effective in rheumatoid arthritis patients
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.15]
The results of a study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2015) Press Conference showed that people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are less likely to be...

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Source: MedicineNet Amyloidosis Specialty [2015.06.15]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/15/2015 12:00:00 AM

Time for a switch for patients with 
rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis: Expanding clinical experience with biosimilar infliximab CT-P13
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.10]
The comparable safety and efficacy of switching patients to a biosimilar anti-TNF-α monoclonal antibody from the reference medicinal product (RMP) has been further established in data presented at...

Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Source: MedicineNet leflunomide Specialty [2014.12.01]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis - When Do I Call the Doctor?
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 7/7/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/1/2014 12:00:00 AM

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Pictures Slideshow
Source: MedicineNet Biological Therapy 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 Citrulline Antibody 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

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.

Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source: MedicineNet dexamethasone oral Specialty [2010.02.08]
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997
Last Editorial Review: 2/8/2010

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.

Moderate Treatment Not Enough to Curb Moderate Arthritis
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2015.06.26]
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis need more than just standard DMARD therapy to decrease the risk for major joint surgery in the first 5 years after disease onset, researchers report.
Medscape Medical News

Medical News Today: Arthritis drug could be used to treat vitiligo
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2015.06.26]
Researchers have discovered that tofacitinib, a drug normally used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, could restore pigmentation in people with vitiligo.

Arthritis drug could be used to treat vitiligo
Source: Dermatology News From Medical News Today [2015.06.26]
Researchers have discovered that tofacitinib, a drug normally used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, could restore pigmentation in people with vitiligo.

Targeting IL-12/23 Pathway Fails in RA (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2015.06.12]
(MedPage Today) -- An effective psoriatic arthritis drug disappoints in rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatology Research Highlights - Winter 2015
Source: Lupus News From Medical News Today [2015.02.24]
Rheumatology Research Highlights provides important medical evidence that focuses on rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile arthritis...

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.

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