Arthritis

UK panel backs filgotinib for RA despite FDA rejection

8 hours ago   |   Healio

Undeterred by the FDA's rejection of filgotinib over testicular toxicity concerns, the United Kingdom's National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has endorsed its...
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Pain-free microneedle patch can capture biomarkers from interstitial fluid

14 hours ago   |   News Medical

Blood draws are no fun. They hurt. Veins can burst, or even roll -; like they're trying to avoid the needle too, Oftentimes, doctors use blood samples to check for biomarkers...
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More than 200,000 people in US meet criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus

21 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

More than 200,000 people in the United States met the American College of Rheumatology criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus in 2018, according to data published in...
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Depression rate lower with apremilast treatment for psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis

1 day ago   |   Healio

Depression rates were lower in patients treated with apremilast monotherapy for psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis and higher in those treated with biologics, corticosteroids and...
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Arthritis Drug Cuts GVHD Risk in Stem Cell Transplants

Arthritis Drug Cuts GVHD Risk in Stem Cell Transplants

1 day ago   |   MedPageToday   |   3 articles

A widely used arthritis drug reduced the rate of acute graft-versus-host disease in both HLA-matched and -mismatched allogeneic stem-cell transplants, a randomized study...
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European Commission approves upadacitinib for PsA, ankylosing spondylitis

1 day ago   |   Healio

The European Commission has extended approval for AbbVie's upadacitinib 15 mg to treat adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis and adult patients with active ankylosing...
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Diet intervention improves cardiovascular profile in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: results from the randomized controlled cross-over trial ADIRA

3 days ago   |   Nutrition Journal   |   2 articles

The chronic inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis increases the risk for cardiovascular diseases. The contribution of diet as a risk factor for CVD among these...
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In Severe COVID-19 Patients, Arthritis Drug Shows No Response

In Severe COVID-19 Patients, Arthritis Drug Shows No Response

3 days ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

In severe and critical COVID-19 patients, arthritis drug tocilizumab was stopped early as it increased the number of deaths in patients receiving them.
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New trial finds arthritis drug no better than standard care for severe COVID-19

5 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   10 articles

Adding the arthritis drug tocilizumab to standard care for patients in hospital with severe or critical covid-19 is no better than standard care alone in improving clinical...
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Arthritis drug hailed by Boris Johnson may not help battle Covid-19

Arthritis drug hailed by Boris Johnson may not help battle Covid-19

6 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The research from Brazil found 11 of 65 people treated with tocilizumab died 15 days after getting the drug compared to just two for those who did not get the drug.
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Wales' top doctor on bringing back local lockdowns as cases fall

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Low COVID Risk in K-12; Fauci as 'Skunk at the Picnic'; A Less Pleasant Test?

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Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission among students attending in-person K-12 school was relatively low with masking... Read more ...

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Covid-19 Warnings First Posted on Twitter Even Before Outbreak

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