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…
Education Lab

Diagnosis and Treatment of Pemphigus Vulgaris: Strategies for Optimal Multidisciplinary Care

Healio Rheumatology, November 2017
A 37-year-old woman presents with oral lesions consistent with pemphigus vulgaris and is treated with prednisone 1 mg/kg daily in combination with…
Cover Story

Managing Care and Cost in a Profit-driven System

Healio Rheumatology, November 2017
Clinicians who treat patients with rheumatologic diseases are facing an ever-growing set of non-clinical challenges. The issue at hand is managed…
Guest Editorial

Treatment of Giant Cell Arteritis With Tocilizumab: A Historical Perspective

Healio Rheumatology, November 2017
Gary S. Hoffman, MD, MS, MACR
I am thrilled to have Gary S. Hoffman, MD, MS, MACR, write this month’s Guest Editorial for Healio Rheumatology. No one, in my judgment, is…
Editorial

Rheumatology, Managed Care and Burnout

Healio Rheumatology, November 2017
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
I recently chaired a CME program in Chicago, where I asked a polling question about which “obstacle” was the greatest impediment for…
In the Journals

SLE linked with increased atherosclerotic risk in early disease stages

November 17, 2017
According to findings, systemic lupus erythematosus appears to increase atherosclerotic risk in its early phase, while traditional risk factors have…
Meeting News

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…
FDA News

FDA to examine heart-related deaths associated with febuxostat

November 16, 2017
The FDA announced that preliminary data from a safety trial demonstrate that, compared with allopurinol, febuxostat is linked to an increased risk…
Meeting News

Gottlieb sees ‘watershed opportunity’ to shape future of FDA’s regulatory process

November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — When diagnosed with
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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…
In the Journals

Opioid abuse treatment medications equally effective

November 15, 2017
Buprenorphine-naloxone combination and extended-release naltrexone were both safe and effective in managing patients with opioid use disorder…
Meeting News

AMA adopts new strategy for genetic tests, therapeutics

November 15, 2017
AMA recently voted to advance the development of a comprehensive strategy that allows more consistent coverage of genomic and genetic tests and…
In the Journals

Group formulates treatment plans for NSAID-resistant chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis

November 15, 2017
Members of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance have developed three consensus treatment plans for patients with chronic…

CNT0675 seen as safe, but not effective in treatment of MTX-resistant RA

November 15, 2017
In patients with rheumatoid arthritis that is refractory to methotrexate therapy, the human monoclonal antibody CNT06785 is well tolerated but does…
Meeting NewsVideo

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…
Meeting NewsVideo

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…
Meeting NewsVideo

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…
Meeting News

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…

FDA warns against use of kratom

November 14, 2017
The FDA issued a warning today about the potentially fatal risks linked to kratom, a plant-based product from Asia that the agency said is used to…
Meeting News

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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