Arthritis

The European Commission ( EC ) has granted marketing authorisation for Olumiant ( Baricitinib ) 4 mg and 2 mg...


In a phase III, double-blind 24-week study, RA-BUILD, 684 biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD)-naïve patients with rheumatoid arthritis and...


New data showing Secukinumab ( Cosentyx ) delivers sustained improvements in the signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis over three...


Results of the landmark PRECISION ( Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety vs Ibuprofen Or Naproxen ) trial demonstrated...


Women represent nearly 8 out of every 10 people with autoimmune diseases. Although the hugely disproportionate statistics are well known,...


A study has evaluated the magnitude of risk of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular morbidity in patients with psoriatic arthritis ( PsA...


Findings of a phase 3 study of patients with moderate to severe psoriasis demonstrating that nearly half of adult patients...


The increased rates of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with psoriasis are not adequately explained by traditional risk factors....


Cardiovascular disease ( CVD ) is the leading cause of death in rheumatoid arthritis ( RA ) patients. This study...


The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use ( CHMP ) of the European Medicines Agency ( EMA ) has...


The aim of a study was to investigate the prevalence of monosodium urate ( MSU ) crystal deposits, indicative for...


A study has assessed the prevalence of overweight and obesity in a large cohort of patients with axial spondyloarthritis (...


Researchers have conducted a study to analyze how infection by hepatitis C virus ( HCV ) may influence the immunological...


In Behcet's disease ( BD ), interleukin-6 ( IL-6 ) drive the immune-mediated inflammatory process. The IL-6 receptor can be...


A study aimed to assess the relative efficacy and safety of biologics and Tofacitinib ( Xeljanz ) in patients with...


The extent of lung involvement visualized by high-resolution computed tomography ( HRCT ) is a predictor of decline in forced...


Positive data from the phase IIb BALANCE-I and BALANCE-II trials for experimental JAK1 inhibitor, ABT-494 in rheumatoid arthritis were announced....


Patients with rheumatoid arthritis and carotid artery plaques have increased risk of acute coronary syndromes. Statin treatment with low density...


Researchers have found that Salicylic acid targets the activities of HMGB1, an inflammatory protein associated with a wide variety of...


Patients with rheumatoid arthritis ( RA ) and co-existent bronchiectasis ( BRRA ) have a five-fold increased mortality compared to...