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.

Meeting News

Secukinumab demonstrates sustained response, consistent safety profile in AS

November 17, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Secukinumab provided sustained improvements in signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis among patients who completed three…
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Monoclonal antibody shown to be safe, effective in managing PsA

November 16, 2017
SAN DIEGO – Treatment with ABBV-066, a monoclonal antibody that inhibits interleukin-23, provided substantial improvements in joint and skin…
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VIDEO: Adalimumab appears effective in non-radiographic axial spondyloarthropathy

November 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO – Treatment with adalimumab led to remission and sustained disease control among patients with non-radiographic axial…
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VIDEO: Significant improvements for skin disease activity seen in patients with dermatomyositis treated with anabasum

November 15, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Victoria P. Werth, MD, spoke about a study that evaluated the…
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VIDEO: Intra-articular sprifermin prevented cartilage loss in patients with knee OA

November 14, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Marc C. Hochberg, MD, spoke about a study that evaluated the…
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VIDEO: Validated definition for flares in patients with gout

November 14, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Angelo L. Gaffo, MD, MSPH, discussed a study that determined a…
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Patients with greater SLE damage incur higher direct, total annual costs

November 14, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in the most severe category of damage states as assessed by the Systemic Lupus…
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Obesity linked to worse outcomes of pain, fatigue, depression in women with lupus

November 13, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Among women with systemic lupus erythematosus, obesity appears to be independently linked to worse patient-reported outcomes…
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MRI reveals sacroiliac inflammation in both healthy runners, patients with spondyloarthritis

November 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Although sacroiliac MRI has been extensively relied on to diagnose axial spondyloarthritis, research presented at the American…
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Omega-3 fatty acid intake may improve some patient-related outcomes in patients with SLE

November 10, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, dietary consumption of omega-3 appears to be associated with improvement in some…
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