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Deucravacitinib Improves Joint Symptoms in Psoriatic Arthritis

β€” Greater improvements over apremilast and placebo through 24 weeks

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PsA Raises Mortality Risk, but Unevenly

Some psoriatic arthritis patients more vulnerable than others in Swedish study

Dec 04, 2023
VTE Risk After Joint Replacement: Does Anticoagulant Choice Matter?

Large claims-based study provides some answers

Dec 01, 2023
New Data on Bimekizumab in Psoriatic Arthritis

Roundtable of experts weigh in on "unprecedented" efficacy, and safety issues

Nov 29, 2023
Stronger Quads May Lower Risk for Knee Replacement Surgery

Higher quadricep-hamstring ratio associated with 82% lower odds in NIH cohort

Nov 29, 2023
New Data on Bimekizumab in Psoriatic Arthritis

Roundtable of experts weigh in on "unprecedented" efficacy, and safety issues

Stronger Quads May Lower Risk for Knee Replacement Surgery

Higher quadricep-hamstring ratio associated with 82% lower odds in NIH cohort

Rheumatology Case Studies

What Caused Left-Sided Hearing Loss in This 65-Year-Old Man?

Numerous diagnostic procedures revealed tophaceous gout affecting the middle ear

A photo of a senior man struggling to hear out of his left ear.
Why Has This Young Man Lost the Ability to Squat and Clench His Fists?

Joint stiffness is just one symptom of this rare debilitating inflammatory disease

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What Caused This Patient's Recurring Eye and Ear Inflammation?

Prompt diagnosis of this rare progressive autoimmune disease may help preserve hearing, eyesight

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Methotrexate Tied to Greater Risks for Older Patients With CKD

FDA should consider warning labels based on study results, researchers argue

Nov 28, 2023
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Could Correcting Metabolic Dysfunction Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis?

French researchers think they've identified a truly novel approach

Nov 28, 2023
A close up of a senior woman's arthritic hands.
Teen With Severe, Recalcitrant Dermatomyositis Seeks New Option

Treatment-resistant juvenile dermatomyositis resolved by targeting elevated interferon-beta

Nov 24, 2023
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New Data on TYK2 Inhibitors for Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis

Favorable results with TAK-279 and deucravacitinib in studies at ACR

Nov 22, 2023
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Another Long-Acting Steroid Shot Impresses in Knee OA

Liposomal formulation OK for repeat dosing, phase III study indicates

Nov 16, 2023
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Novel Gout Drug Aces Mid-Stage Tests

Mechanism different from currently available therapies

Nov 16, 2023
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CAR T-Cell Approach to Autoimmune Disease Gains Traction

Worries about vaccine responsiveness relieved; Big Pharma gets interested

Nov 15, 2023
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Uh-Oh, Is a Robot Coming for Your Radiographic Analysis Job?

Computer matches live expert in measuring joint space and erosions

Nov 15, 2023
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Novel IL-17A Blocker Continues to Impress in PsA

More phase II data build case for izokibep

Nov 14, 2023
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Some Gliflozin Side Effects Worse in Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease

Something to consider when prescribing SGLT-2 inhibitors

Nov 14, 2023
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'Naked' Gene Therapy Promising for Osteoarthritis

Phase II results pave way for bigger and better trial

Nov 13, 2023
ACR over a photo of the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California
Long-Acting Steroid Gives 14 Weeks of Knee OA Relief

Placebo-controlled trial gives novel product a tentative boost

Nov 13, 2023
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Pregnant Patients With High Autoantibody Levels Need Fetal Heart Monitoring

Study should help target frequent testing to those most likely to benefit

Nov 10, 2023
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B-Cell Depletion Helps Maintain Kidney Function in Lupus Nephritis

Secondary trial analysis boosts case for Gazyva

Nov 10, 2023
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