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Obesity ‘significantly’ increases risk for RA in women

December 20, 2018
Abdominal obesity heightens the risk for rheumatoid arthritis considerably among women aged 55 years and older regardless of BMI, according to…
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Tofacitinib does not confer meaningful increase in risk for venous thromboembolism

December 10, 2018
CHICAGO – Treatment with tofacitinib results in a numerically higher, but not statistically significant, risk for venous thromboembolism versus…
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Smoking cessation in women decreases risk for RA

November 26, 2018
CHICAGO – Risk for seropositive rheumatoid arthritis among women declined substantially after smoking cessation, although increased risk for…
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Phase 3 data confirms safety, efficacy of filgotinib for RA

November 20, 2018
CHICAGO – Filgotinib improved the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis among previously treated patients with highly active disease…
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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…