EULAR Annual Congress

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

Bimekizumab improved BASDAI response in ankylosing spondylitis

June 21, 2019
Bimekizumab was associated with improved pain and functionality outcomes compared with placebo in a cohort of patients with ankylosing spondylitis…
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ORAL-Shift: Tofacitinib noninferior to combination with methotrexate in RA

June 21, 2019
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with tofacitinib experienced efficacy and safety outcomes comparable to patients treated with tofacitinib…
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RA disease remission linked to reduced risk for CV outcomes

June 20, 2019
Achieving remission in rheumatoid arthritis was associated with an 80% decrease in atherosclerosis incidence, according to findings presented at the…
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Gaps in RA, SLE care deliver 'wake-up call' for health services in EU

June 20, 2019
Two studies presented at the EULAR Annual Congress revealed gaps between recommended standards of care and the actual care that patients in Europe…
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Cypriot rheumatology group brokers nursing education program to fulfill patient demand

June 20, 2019
A first-in-country rheumatology nursing training program in Cyprus was met with enthusiasm from the 27 participants, all of whom expressed interest…
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More than 1 in 10 patients with rheumatic diseases report suicidal thoughts linked to pain

June 19, 2019
More than 10% of Danish patients with rheumatic diseases reported recently having suicidal thoughts due to pain and poor sleep associated with their…
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Gout often diagnosed late, poorly managed

June 19, 2019
A survey of European patients with gout showed that general practitioners, and not rheumatologists, are overwhelmingly diagnosing and managing the…
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Studies reaffirm vaccine safety in patients with rheumatic disease

June 18, 2019
Three studies presented at the EULAR Annual Congress demonstrated the safety and efficacy of different vaccinations in several patient populations…
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Cyclosporine maintenance therapy improves outcomes in lupus nephritis

June 18, 2019
Prolonged maintenance therapy with cyclosporine was associated with ongoing complete responses in a cohort of patients with lupus nephritis…
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Tildrakizumab yields encouraging efficacy, safety outcomes in PsA

June 18, 2019
Tildrakizumab was associated with strong PASI90 and ACR20 results compared with placebo in a cohort of patients with psoriatic arthritis, according…

Meeting Calendar

European League Against Rheumatism Congress

June 12, 2019 - June 15, 2019