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Effectiveness of Biologic DMARDs in Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared

Effectiveness of Biologic DMARDs in Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared

Researchers compared the real-world absolute and relative effectiveness in patients with RA of starting any of the available biologic DMARDs.

Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity

Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity

Yoga may be effective as a complementary or adjunct therapy for patients with rheumatoid arthritis taking disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs.

Predictors of Treatment Adherence Assessed in Rheumatic Diseases

Predictors of Treatment Adherence Assessed in Rheumatic Diseases

Medication adherence in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis was affected more by treated beliefs compared with disease-related factors.

Clinical, Radiographic Benefits of Tofacitinib Sustained for 2 Years in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Clinical, Radiographic Benefits of Tofacitinib Sustained for 2 Years in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Clinical and radiographic treatment effects were sustained through 24 months in patients with RA receiving tofacitinib.

Baricitinib Therapy in RA Not Associated With Adverse Cardiovascular Events

Baricitinib Therapy in RA Not Associated With Adverse Cardiovascular Events

Investigators pooled data from 9 RA clinical trials to examine the frequency of certain adverse events associated with baricitinib treatment for RA.

5 Best Apps for Rheumatoid Arthritis

5 Best Apps for Rheumatoid Arthritis

A number of smartphone apps may help your patients manage their rheumatoid arthritis. We list the 5 best in 2019.

Periarticular Bone Loss Inhibition Linked to Clinical Remission in RA

Periarticular Bone Loss Inhibition Linked to Clinical Remission in RA

Investigators examined the relationship between metacarpal bone mineral density, as assessed by digital x-ray radiogrammetry, and clinical remission and ACR70 response in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with certolizumab pegol.

No Benefit for MRI-Guided Treat-to-Target Strategy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

No Benefit for MRI-Guided Treat-to-Target Strategy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Data do not support the use of an MRI-guided treat-to-target strategy for treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Longitudinal TNF Levels Mainly Stable With Adalimumab in RA

Longitudinal TNF Levels Mainly Stable With Adalimumab in RA

For patients with RA, longitudinal TNF concentrations are mainly stable during adalimumab treatment, although early low TNF is strongly linked to nonresponse to treatment.

TNFi Discontinuation During Early Pregnancy Not Linked With Worse RA, JIA Outcomes

TNFi Discontinuation During Early Pregnancy Not Linked With Worse RA, JIA Outcomes

Discontinuing TNFi therapy before 20 weeks gestation was feasible in wo\men with RA and JIA who enter pregnancy with well-controlled disease.

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Predictions in Medicine 2019: What's Ahead

Predictions in Medicine 2019: What's Ahead

What breakthroughs in medicine do the experts expect to see in 2019 and beyond? Find out inside.

Alcohol Use: Surveying Effects on the Body's Major Systems

Alcohol Use: Surveying Effects on the Body's Major Systems

The effects of alcohol on the body's systems are examined here, with both damaging and potentially protective effects being explored. ...

Ten Unusually Specific ICD-10 Codes

Ten Unusually Specific ICD-10 Codes

With nearly 70,000 ICD-10 diagnosis codes available to clinicians, things are bound to get interesting.

Role of Vitamin D in Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathogenesis

Role of Vitamin D in Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathogenesis

Increasing evidence indicates serum vitamin D levels and polymorphisms in enzymes involved in vitamin D metabolism can affect the risk ...

Mitigating Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Mitigating Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD-related mortality compared with the general ...

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