Arthritis

Bimzelx shows improvement in psoriatic arthritis

Bimzelx shows improvement in psoriatic arthritis

1 day ago   |   Healio

Psoriatic arthritis patients treated with Bimzelx showed a greater improvement from baseline than those treated with placebo in a phase 3 trial, UCB announced in a company...
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FDA Approves Risankizumab for Psoriatic Arthritis

1 day ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

The approval is the second indication for the anti-interleukin 23 monoclonal antibody after approval for plaque psoriasis was granted in 2019. Medscape Medical News
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FDA approves Skyrizi for adults with active psoriatic arthritis

FDA approves Skyrizi for adults with active psoriatic arthritis

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The FDA has approved AbbVie's risankizumab-rzaa for the treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis, expanding its initial indication from plaque psoriasis...
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IgG4-related disease linked to increased risk for lymphoma, pancreatic cancer

IgG4-related disease linked to increased risk for lymphoma, pancreatic cancer

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Patients with IgG4-related disease are at a higher risk for cancer - particularly pancreatic and lymphoma - compared with the general population, according to a meta-analysis...
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Immune dysfunction linked to 'substantial risk' for breakthrough COVID-19 infection

Immune dysfunction linked to 'substantial risk' for breakthrough COVID-19 infection

3 days ago   |   Healio

Although vaccines reduce the overall risk for COVID-19 regardless of immune status, patients with immune dysfunction are at a “substantial risk” for breakthrough infection...
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More than 60% of patients with RA, PsA report side effects in days after methotrexate dose

More than 60% of patients with RA, PsA report side effects in days after methotrexate dose

4 days ago   |   Healio

Approximately 61% of patients with rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis who use methotrexate report side effects following weekly dosing, including fatigue and nausea...
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Arthritis-related gene also regenerates cartilage in joints and growth plates

4 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

The IL-6 family of proteins are associated with inflammation, arthritis, autoimmune disease and even cancer. However, a new study reveals the importance of IL-6 and associated...
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Risankizumab Effective Against Refractory Psoriatic Arthritis

4 days ago   |   Medscape

The IL-23 inhibitor provides some relief for patients with active psoriatic arthritis whose symptoms have responded poorly to standard treatments, according to 24-week results...
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Hip osteoarthritis burden increasing 'in almost all countries'

Hip osteoarthritis burden increasing 'in almost all countries'

4 days ago   |   Healio

The burden of hip osteoarthritis has increased globally in the past 30 years, with incidence and disability-adjusted life years rising “in nearly all countries,” according to...
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Proteomics based markers of clinical pain severity in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

6 days ago   |   Pediatric Rheumatology

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a cluster of autoimmune rheumatic diseases occurring in children 16 years of age or less. While it is well-known that pain may be experienced...
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German government orders 554 million COVID-19 doses for its population of...

German government orders 554 million COVID-19 doses for its population of just 83 million people

The German government has ordered a total of around 554 million Wuhan coronavirus vaccine doses in different tranches from the European Union contracts in 2021. In the case of... Read more ...

The Big Logic: Dr. Peter McCullough talks about how COVID-19 vaccines can...

The Big Logic: Dr. Peter McCullough talks about how COVID-19 vaccines can cause organ failure - Brighteon.com

In the January 21 episode of The Big Logic, the channel took a clip from Joe Rogan's interview with Dr. Peter McCullough, where they talked about how the Wuhan coronavirus... Read more ...

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Texas district judge BLOCKS Biden's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal employees

A federal judge in Texas has blocked President Joe Biden's Wuhan coronavirus vaccine mandate for federal workers, believing it to be a “bridge too far.” Had the COVID-19... Read more ...

Starting Entyvio within ‘30 days of diagnosis' improved treatment response in UC

Starting Entyvio within ‘30 days of diagnosis' improved treatment response in UC

Patients with ulcerative colitis were more likely to respond to therapy if started on Entyvio within 30 days of diagnosis rather than if delayed by other initial treatments... Read more ...

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Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for Use

Pfizer's COVID vax for kids belonging to the age group 5 to 11 years has been approved by Japan's Health Ministry. Read more ...

Mirikizumab reduces disease severity in Crohn's, ulcerative colitis

Mirikizumab reduces disease severity in Crohn's, ulcerative colitis

Mirikizumab correlated with a greater reduction in disease severity among patients with ulcerative colitis and moderate to severe Crohn's disease, according to a poster... Read more ...

Recovered COVID patients less likely to get infected with delta

Recovered COVID patients less likely to get infected with delta

New research from California and New York showed that unvaccinated individuals who have been previously infected with the Wuhan coronavirus have better protection against the... Read more ...

Canada's shortage of drivers worsens as federal vaccination mandates continue

Canada's shortage of drivers worsens as federal vaccination mandates continue

Canada's vaccine mandate is now in effect, affecting Canadians and cross-border truckers coming into the country. Canadian truckers who are not fully vaccinated now have to... Read more ...

Western Australia premier says vaccine passport mandates could last for YEARS

Western Australia premier says vaccine passport mandates could last for YEARS

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan declared that the state's vaccine passport mandates could last for years. He made this announcement following an expansion of WA's proof... Read more ...

How to Predict Future Fertility in Children With Undescended Testis?

How to Predict Future Fertility in Children With Undescended Testis?

A new study's findings might be useful to prioritize the order of patients requiring surgery to move an undescended testis based on the predicted chance of infertility. Read more ...