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A prospective cohort study found that Tumour Necrosis Factor alpha ( TNF-alpha ) blocking agents, trigger skin conditions in 25% of patients with rheumatoid arthtitis. TNF-alpha blocking agents has ...


Study suggests continuous NSAID treatment more effectively reduces X-Ray progression than intermittent treatment. A widely under-recognized form of arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis ( AS ) is a chr ...


Any form of arthritis that affects one or more vertebral joints, spondylarthritis ( SpA ) represents a group of closely related disorders, including ankylosing spondylitis ( AS ), psoriatic arthriti ...


Patients with active psoriatic arthritis receiving monthly subcutaneous injections of Golimumab ( Simponi ) experienced significant and sustained improvements in the joint and skin manifestations ...


Healthcare professionals have previously been informed of the risk of hypertension-related adverse events associated with use of Etoricoxib ( Arcoxia ), and of the contraindication for use of Etoricox ...


the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use ( CHMP ) has adopted a positive opinion recommending a variation to the terms of the marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Cimzia ( Certo ...


Plasmacytoid dendritic cells have been implicated in the pathogenesis of systemic sclerosis through mechanisms beyond the previously suggested production of type I interferon.Researchers have isolated ...


Even with optimal disease-modifying treatment and good control of disease activity, persistent pain due to structural damage is common in people with inflammatory arthritis and therefore additional tr ...


Results of the phase III POSTURE study evaluating Apremilast ( Otezla ), the oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 ( PDE4 ), in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis. The Apremilast a ...


The European Commission ( EC ) has granted a licence extension for Enbrel ( Etanercept ) in the treatment of adult patients with severe non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis ( nr-axSpA ). Non-ra ...


A study has investigated whether use of Adalimumab ( Humira ) decreases the frequency of attacks of anterior uveitis in patients with ankylosing spondylitis. Consecutive patients with ankylosing sp ...


Etanercept ( Enbrel ) has been widely applied in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis ( AS ). Previous meta-analyses have focused on comparing the differences in clinical outcomes between Etanercep ...


Patients with rheumatoid arthritis and carotid artery plaques have increased risk of acute coronary syndromes. Statin treatment with low density lipoprotein cholesterol ( LDL-c ) goal  less than or eq ...


Enhanced cardiovascular risk in ankylosing spondylitis provides a strong rationale for early therapeutical intervention. In view of the proven benefit of statins in atherosclerotic vascular disease, a ...


The aim was to study the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D [ 25(OH)D ] levels and the clinical characteristics of patients with chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases ( CIRD ). Researchers s ...