Osteoarthritis

Physicians weigh efficacy, patient expectations when offering intra-articular drugs for OA

16 days ago   |   By Healio

Physicians often weigh the uncertain efficacy of injectable drugs, and patients' expectations, before offering intra-articular injections for osteoarthritis, according to findings published in Arthritis Care & Research.
“Intra-articular injection therapies, most commonly corticosteroid injections, have been a cornerstone of knee OA management and are recommended in treatment guidelines,” Lindsey A. MacFarlane, MD, MPH, of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and colleagues wrote. “Additional therapies, including hyaluronic acid products
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ART Patients Maintain Treatment During Pandemic

ART Patients Maintain Treatment During Pandemic

16 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

Study findings presented at the virtual IDWeek 2020 conference indicated that the COVID-19 pandemic did not cause HIV treatment interruptions during the numerous global trials assessing long-acting cabotegravir and rilpivirine...
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Tocilizumab: Arthritis drug may treat severe Covid

16 days ago   |   By BBC

Early signs suggest it may help patients with severe breathing difficulties who are on ventilators.
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Arthritis drug tocilizumab can help critically-ill Covid patients recover, trial finds

Arthritis drug tocilizumab can help critically-ill Covid patients recover, trial finds

16 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Patients given the drug in the REMAP-CAP trial, led by Imperial College London, were 87 per cent more likely to see their illness improve than those not given the drug.
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