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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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Modulation of TNF-Induced Macrophage Polarization by Synovial Fibroblasts.
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Fri Jul 25, 2014
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.
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 .
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.
AbbVie Q2 Profit Rises, Results Beat View; Affirms 2014 Outlook
Both revenue and adjusted earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' estimates.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Inhibition of adjuvant-induced arthritis by nasal administration of...
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease mediated by T cells.
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.
Infliximab efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis after an inadequate...
Infliximab efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis after an inadequate response to etanercept or adalimumab: results of a target-driven active switch study.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Researchers at Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Report New Data on...
In this study, we investigate how TNF-alpha inhibition using a targeted monoclonal antibody affects fracture healing in a TNF-alpha driven animal model of human rheumatoid arthritis and elucidate the question whether enduring the anti TNF-alpha therapy after trauma is beneficial or not."
Dr. Roach: How to treat arthritis in HIV-positive patient
Dear Dr. Roach : I am 49 years old and fairly healthy. I've been HIV-positive for over 20 years and have diabetes.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
A disease with the name polymyalgia rheumatic sounds rare and serious. But it affects over 700,000 Americans and is very treatable.
Schizophrenia study hailed as major step forward
A world-first study into schizophrenia is being hailed as a major step towards understanding the causes of the psychiatric disorder, with the potential to lead scientists to develop new treatments.
Chronic fatigue and rheumatoid arthritis: an interview with Ailsa...
Chronic fatigue is about much more than merely feeling tired and when it is at its worst, people feel unable to do almost anything, so it can impact absolutely every area of their life.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Black River News
Acupuncture for Arthritis
Arthritis is one of the most pervasive diseases in the United States and is the leading cause of disability.
US Food and Drug Administration
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July 18, 2014 - American Health Packaging has voluntarily recalled Lot #142588, Expiration Date, 01/2016 of Ibuprofen Tablets, USP, 600 mg, in a hospital unit dose presentation that may contain individual blistered doses labeled as Oxcarbazepine Tablets, 300 mg, lot #142544.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
New Treatment Works To Freeze Away Chronic Knee Pain
Imagine having knee pain for decades, and then having it all disappear with a quick trip to the doctor's office.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Camp Dakota aids children with arthritis
The most important thing one kid can say to a new friend with juvenile arthritis is, "'It's OK,' especially if they can't do everything you can do," said Madison Schrotenboer, 11. The Holland girl was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis before she was 2 years old, according to The Holland Sentinel .
Fri Jul 18, 2014
ABPI and BIA Jointly Launch New Communication Materials to Enhance...
The new materials provide an interesting overview on this ever growing market at a significant time, with biological medicines - which include biosimilar medicines - now amongst today's most important medicines.