American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Women who experienced childhood abuse at higher risk for lupus

November 14, 2018
CHICAGO — Women who experienced physical or emotional abuse as a child demonstrated a significantly increased risk for incident systemic lupus…
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Chronic widespread pain affects half of axSpA patients

November 13, 2018
CHICAGO — Nearly 50% of patients with axial spondyloarthritis are affected by chronic widespread pain, with women reporting higher pain…
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Draft criteria for large-vessel vasculitis support key role for imaging

November 13, 2018
CHICAGO — Advanced vascular imaging is expected to play an increasingly important role in the diagnosis and management of large-vessel…
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All gains in infliximab biosimilar use have gone to Inflectra

November 13, 2018
CHICAGO — Researchers have observed a “modest uptake” in the use of biosimilars for infliximab in the past 18 months, although all…
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Comorbidity in patients with RA affects disease activity

November 12, 2018
CHICAGO – Comorbidities increase disease activity regardless of race/ethnicity or medication use among patients with rheumatoid arthritis
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Earlier treatment with baricitinib improves onset of efficacy

November 12, 2018
CHICAGO — Patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis experienced onset of efficacy sooner when treatment with baricitinib started…
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Apremilast effective for oral ulcers in Behçet's Syndrome

November 12, 2018
CHICAGO — Apremilast is effective for the treatment of oral ulcers, and generally well tolerated, among patients with Behçet’s Syndrome…
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Workplace flexibility significantly impacts employment for patients with RA

November 9, 2018
CHICAGO — Less flexible work arrangements and more physically demanding jobs were linked to a higher unemployment rate among patients with
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'Culturally competent' online resource raises lupus awareness in at-risk populations

November 9, 2018
CHICAGO — A “culturally competent” and well-designed online resource, called “Be Fierce. Take Control,” was successful…
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COAST-V: Taltz improves ankylosing spondylitis symptoms

November 9, 2018
CHICAGO — Ixekizumab was superior to placebo in reducing disease activity while improving function, as well as spinal and sacroiliac joint…

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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

October 21, 2018 - October 24, 2018

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
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