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Is 'Difficult-to-Treat' RA a Lost Cause?

โ€” The name says it all, but progress appears to be coming

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CAR-T Treatment Continues to Astonish in Rheumatologic Diseases

Numbers of patients, length of follow-up keep growing with no visible downside (yet)

Jun 12, 2024
Humira Clobbers Biosimilars in Battle for Part D Coverage

Pricing, payer policies keep market leader on top

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Star Singer's Illness; AI Imitating the Dead; Internet-Addicted Brains

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JAK or TNF Inhibitor as First Targeted Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Pragmatic head-to-head study finds a winner, with caveats

Jun 04, 2024
Star Singer's Illness; AI Imitating the Dead; Internet-Addicted Brains

Health news and commentary gathered by ม๑มซสำฦต staff

JAK or TNF Inhibitor as First Targeted Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Pragmatic head-to-head study finds a winner, with caveats

Rheumatology Case Studies

Unexplained Rash With No Itch and Shoulder Pain Suddenly Affects Young Girl

Skin symptoms dramatically improved after use of sun protection

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

Numerous diagnostic procedures revealed tophaceous gout affecting the middle ear

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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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In RA, Poorly Controlled Pain Portends Even More Serious Problems

Australian study documents risks for life-threatening complications

May 31, 2024
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Finally, a Treatment Emerges for Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndrome

And it's on the pharmacy shelf now

May 29, 2024
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Not All COVID Patients Benefit From JAK Inhibitor

Post-hoc analysis shows that body weight makes an important difference

May 28, 2024
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Study Confirms: No Great Options for Treating VEXAS

Efficacy versus safety is the inevitable tradeoff, and efficacy isn't that good to begin with

May 24, 2024
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Krill Oil Fails in New Osteoarthritis Trial

Now the question is how to reconcile this study with others finding a benefit

May 22, 2024
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Doubt Cast on MGUS-Autoimmune Disease Link

Population-based study fails to confirm earlier findings

May 20, 2024
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Yet Another Benefit for Metformin?

Study suggests a surprising effect in rheumatologic disease risk

May 17, 2024
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One-Year Data Back Upadacitinib for Clinical Spondyloarthritis

Adds to 14-week results that powered FDA approval for non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

May 15, 2024
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Stem Cell Injections in Mexico Led to Drug-Resistant Infections

Three patients acquired Mycobacterium abscessus infections after medical travel

May 09, 2024
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Retinopathy With Long-Term HCQ Use: Large Study IDs Risk Factors

Hint: it's not just the cumulative dose

May 09, 2024
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How Does FMF Affect Adolescent Females? Study Offers New Details

And proposes a treatment algorithm to manage the disease in this population

May 07, 2024
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Imaging-Only Diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis Is Feasible

Color Doppler ultrasound proves mettle as standalone method

May 06, 2024
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Rare Pregnancy Problem Linked to Thiopurines, FDA Says

Agency finds risk for intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy mostly in IBD, lupus patients

May 03, 2024
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Missing Teeth and Joint Pain? RA May Be Imminent

You may not even have to ask if patient has had periodontal disease

May 02, 2024
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