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Study finds patients with AS, PsA or uSpA had greater risks for acute coronary syndrome, stroke events

May 23, 2017

Patients with ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis or undifferentiated spondyloarthritis had greater risks for acute coronary syndrome and stroke events compared with the general population, according to a recently published prospective study.

Researchers assessed 6,448 patients diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), 16,063 with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), 5,190 with undifferentiated spondyloarthritis (uSpA) and 266,435 from the general population between 2001 and 2009.

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Study: Fibromyalgia may mask axial spondyloarthritis

May 16, 2017
Imaging changes indicative of axial spondyloarthritis occurred frequently in patients with fibromyalgia, which suggested hidden axial spondyloarthritis may be masked by…

What you should know about ankylosing spondylitis

May 8, 2017
A type of inflammatory arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis primarily affects an individual’s back or spine. The condition causes inflammation of the vertebrae and…

FDA approves biosimilar for infliximab

April 21, 2017
Today, the FDA has approved Merck and Samsung Bioepis’ infliximab biosimilar for injection, which is known as infliximab-abda (Renflexis). It will maintain the…
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The Management of Comorbid Conditions in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Supported by an educational grant from Pfizer Inc.

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Unipolar Versus Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients: November 2015

Hip replacement using hemiarthroplasty (HA) is a common surgical procedure in elderly patients with femoral neck…
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In the Journals

Study finds patients with AS, PsA or uSpA had greater risks for acute coronary syndrome, stroke events

May 23, 2017
Patients with ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis or undifferentiated spondyloarthritis had greater risks for acute coronary syndrome and…

In the Journals

Study: Fibromyalgia may mask axial spondyloarthritis

May 16, 2017
Imaging changes indicative of axial spondyloarthritis occurred frequently in patients with fibromyalgia, which suggested hidden axial…

What you should know about ankylosing spondylitis

May 8, 2017
A type of inflammatory arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis primarily affects an individual’s back or spine. The condition causes inflammation of…

FDA approves biosimilar for infliximab

April 21, 2017
Today, the FDA has approved Merck and Samsung Bioepis’ infliximab biosimilar for injection, which is known as infliximab-abda (Renflexis). It…

In the Journals

Higher rates of complications after THA found among patients with inflammatory arthritis

April 17, 2017
Patients with inflammatory arthritis who underwent total hip arthroplasty experienced higher rates of complications compared with patients who had…

In the Journals

Massage therapy alleviates chronic back pain in the ‘real world’

April 17, 2017
Massage therapy was beneficial to patients with chronic back pain, according to research recently published in Pain Management. “A recent…

Meeting News

Ritchlin reviews treatments for psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis

April 12, 2017
CLEVELAND — Christopher Ritchlin, MD, MPH, professor of medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center, reviewed treatments for…

In the Journals

Psoriatic arthritis was associated with osteoporosis, ankylosing spondylitis

April 4, 2017
Investigators of this cross-sectional study found psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis correlated with pathologic fractures and other bone-related…

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Study shows minimal to no transfer of Cimzia from mother's plasma to breast milk

March 29, 2017
There was minimal to no transfer of Cimzia from nursing mothers to breast milk, considered to be an acceptable range for breast-feeding, according to…

European Commission approves adalimumab biosimilar for treatment of RA, PsA, AS, JIA

March 27, 2017
The European Commission has approved Amgevita, a biosimilar to adalimumab, for the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic…

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