In the Journals

Adalimumab, IBI303 biosimilar demonstrate comparable safety, efficacy in AS

September 19, 2019
IBI303, a biosimilar to adalimumab developed by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Innovent Biologics, is comparable in safety and efficacy to the…
In the Journals

Newly diagnosed cases of AS at increased risk for IMIDs, lower risk for RA

September 16, 2019
Newly diagnosed patients with ankylosing spondylitis in Taiwan demonstrate increased risks for multiple immune-mediated inflammatory diseases…
Meeting News

Generation Z ‘coming soon to a workforce near you’ – Are you ready?

September 13, 2019
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Workplaces and managers who may or may not have just grown acquainted with — and successfully integrated —…

AAOS, American Association of Neurological Surgeons announce development of American Spine Registry

September 10, 2019
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced joint ownership and development of the…

AMA says judge’s decision to allow CVS-Aetna merger ‘fails patients’

September 5, 2019
The AMA expressed disappointment over a federal judge allowing CVS Health Corp to merge with Aetna. CNBC and other mainstream media reported…

Stryker to acquire Mobius Imaging, Cardan Robotics

September 4, 2019
Stryker announced a definitive agreement to acquire Mobius Imaging LLC and its sister company Cardan Robotics, according to a press release. Stryker…
In the Journals

More seasons of play in NFL linked with cognitive impairment, depression in former players

August 30, 2019
According to results, seasons of play and playing position in the National Football League are correlated with lasting neuropsychiatric health…
FDA News

FDA grants fast track designation to cell therapy for degenerative disk disease

August 27, 2019
The FDA has given its fast track designation to the investigational cell therapy IDCT for the treatment of degenerative disc disease. IDCT…

Guide ‘emphasizes facts, not falsehoods’ about CBD use

August 27, 2019
Americans for Safe Access recently issued the Patient’s Guide to CBD to provide background on cannabidiol and recommendations regarding its…
FDA News

FDA expands Taltz approval for ankylosing spondylitis

August 26, 2019
The FDA has extended approval for ixekizumab injection 80 mg/mL to treat adults with ankylosing spondylitis – or radiographic axial…
Meeting News

High school football concussion risk greater for young athletes and on turf

August 25, 2019
BOSTON — Concussion risk in high school football is greater for younger players and on practices on turf-based surfaces, according to a study
In the JournalsPerspective

ACR cautions against mandated biosimilar switching for AS, axSpA

August 22, 2019
Adults with active ankylosing spondylitis despite treatment with a first TNF-inhibitor, as well as those with stable disease receiving an originator…

One health system’s experience relevant to proposed price transparency rule

August 21, 2019
CMS recently proposed a rule requiring hospitals to disclose the amount that patients would pay for services before they receive care. The rule is…

Wyanoke Group announces Healio rebranding

August 19, 2019
In an effort to improve the user experience for its health provider audiences, the Wyanoke Group is rebranding its live event, digital and publishing…

Analysts debate Senate drug pricing bill’s likelihood of making an impact

August 19, 2019
The Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act, introduced last month by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member…
Meeting News

Key clinical features distinguish peripheral, axial spondyloarthritis

August 17, 2019
HILTON HEAD, S.C. — In a duet session focused on spondyloarthritis, Grace Wright, MD, PhD, and Reeti Joshi, MD, detailed the differences…
Surgical Technique

Reduction, fixation strategies aid management of vertical shear pelvic ring injuries

Orthopedics Today, August 2019
Cyril Mauffrey, MD, FACS, FRCS; Joshua A. Parry, MD; Michael H. Maher, MD
Vertical shear pelvic ring injuries present a unique challenge due to their inherent vertical and rotational instability. Binders, sheets or external…
In the Journals

Many NFL running backs, wide receivers return to play after concussion

August 14, 2019
There was a high percentage of National Football League running backs and wide receivers who were able to return to play after concussion, according…
Movers and Shakers

The Core Institute adds new interventional spine, pain management specialist

August 8, 2019
The Core Institute announced the addition of Shad Siddiqi, DO, to its team. According to a press release, he specializes in…
In the Journals

Obamacare improves access to advanced practitioners

August 5, 2019
The proportion of appointments scheduled with nurse practitioners, physician assistants and similar advanced practitioners increased by more than 5%…