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RA patients will trade efficacy for less frequent, shorter treatment

Based on hypothetical scenarios, rheumatoid arthritis patients would accept treatments with lower efficacy and greater risk to achieve lower duration and frequency, according to research published in the July issue of Arthritis Care & Research .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Research Triangle Park, NC

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Switched

What Your Hands Can Reveal About Your Health

You don't have to go to a palm reader to learn about your future. Pay attention to the state of your mitts-your nails, skin, and fingers can indicate all kinds of conditions and issues all by themselves.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, Oncology, Yale University, Dermatology, Arthritis

Hispanic Business

New Crohn's Disease Findings from University of Cambridge Discussed...

This contrasts with other immune-related diseases considered mechanistically and genetically closely related, such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis, where approved biologics target a variety of independent biological mechanisms."

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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Tnf, Arthritis, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic)

Anglesey Today

Jul 30, Take Part in Arthritis Research at Bangor University

The School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences, Bangor University would like to invite you to take part in our research study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Clinton boy coping with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Weston Willoughby, 7, of Clinton, is a typical, fun loving little boy in many ways.

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Related Topix: Clinton, TN, Medicine, Health, Rheumatology, Epinephrine (generic), Epipen, Knoxville, TN

Reuters

Amgen 2nd quarter profit rises; announces up to 2,900 job cuts

Amgen Inc on Tuesday posted higher-than-expected second-quarter profit in a rebound from a disappointing first quarter, helped by strong sales of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel, and it significantly raised its full-year earnings forecast.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Amgen, Healthcare Industry, Health, Arthritis

Medical News Today

Common inflammatory disorder increases heart attack, stroke risk

People who have polymyalgia rheumatica - a common inflammatory disorder among seniors that causes pain and stiffness - are more at risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to a new study published in CMAJ .

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Related Topix: Arthritis, Health, Gout

Mon Jul 28, 2014

BioMed Central

Presence of the full-length KIR2DS4 gene reduces the chance of...

KIR genes coding for natural killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors, KIR, influence the effector and regulatory function of NK cells as well as some subpopulations of T lymphocytes depending on presence of ligands .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (generic)

York Press

Pilates tutor Emma Scaling takes her class through the moves to aid flexibility

TO warm up, the class do a set of knee lifts, then sweep their arms above their heads, finishing off with a some nifty footwork.

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Related Topix: Pilates, Fitness, Medicine, Arthritis

Seeking Alpha

CHMP issues positive opinion for Roche RA drug label expansion

The EMA's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use issues a positive opinion supporting the approval of Roche's RoActemra/ Actemra as as treatment for patients with early rheumatoid arthritis not previously treated with methotrexate .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (generic), Opinion

PhysOrg Weblog

Biologic treatments for RA carry similar infection risk

The risk of hospitalized bacterial infections in older rheumatoid arthritis patients is similar for rituximab or abatacept compared to etanercept, although it is higher for infliximab, according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis Care & Research .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis, Enbrel, Etanercept (generic), University of Alabama, Tnf

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CiteULike

Patient education, disease activity and physical function: can we be...

Patient education, disease activity and physical function: can we be more targeted? A cross sectional study among people with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and hand osteoarthritis INTRODUCTION:In order to target educational needs of patients more effectively, an Austrian-German educational needs assessment tool was developed, the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Psoriatic Arthritis

CiteULike

Modulation of TNF-Induced Macrophage Polarization by Synovial Fibroblasts.

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Related Topix: Arthritis, Medicine, Health

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CiteULike

The outcome and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led care in people with...

Objective To determine the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of nurse-led care for people with rheumatoid arthritis .Methods In a multicentre pragmatic randomised controlled trial, the assessment of clinical effects followed a non-inferiority design, while patient satisfaction and cost assessments followed a superiority design.

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CiteULike

Cross-cultural validation of the Educational Needs Assessment Tool in RA in 7 European countries

BACKGROUND:The Educational Needs Assessment Tool is a 39-item patient questionnaire originally developed in the UK to assess educational needs of patients with rheumatoid arthritis .

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Medicine, Health

Reuters

UPDATE 1-AbbVie profit beats estimates on surging Humira sales

AbbVie Inc, which last week announced plans to buy Dublin-based drugmaker Shire Plc for $55 billion, reported stronger-than-expected quarterly results on surging sales of its Humira treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Shire plc, Medicine, Health

Hispanic Business

AbbVie Q2 Profit Rises, Results Beat View; Affirms 2014 Outlook

Both revenue and adjusted earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' estimates.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wall Street Journal

Humira Sales Lift AbbVie Profit

AbbVie Inc. said its second-quarter earnings rose as strong global sales of the drug maker's rheumatoid-arthritis drug Humira continued to boost results.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Arthritis

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BioMed Central

Inhibition of adjuvant-induced arthritis by nasal administration of...

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease mediated by T cells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

BioMed Central

Clinical and radiological dissociation of anti-TNF plus methotrexate...

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoinflammatory joint disease which leads to the destruction of joints and disability of the patients.

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Related Topix: Rheumatrex, Methotrexate (generic), Medicine, Health, Arthritis

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