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All primary and secondary outcome measures were met in a Phase IV study assessing Acthar Gel in patients with persistently active RA

Mallinckrodt Plc is reporting that all primary and secondary outcome measures were met in its Phase IV, multicenter study assessing...

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Phase III clinical trials of ABT 494 shows efficacy and safety at 48 weeks in rheumatoid arthritis

AbbVie announced new results from the Phase III clinical trials SELECT-EARLY and SELECT-COMPARE in patients with moderately to severely active...

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ORAL Shift Phase IIIb/IV study of Xeljanz XR shows efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis.

Pfizer Inc. announced positive results from ORAL Shift, a Phase IIIb/IV study in adult patients with moderately to severely active...

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Guidelines

Fractures (complex): assessment and management

This guideline covers assessing and managing pelvic fractures, open fractures and severe ankle fractures (known as pilon fractures and intra-articular...

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EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging in the clinical management of peripheral joint osteoarthritis

These evidence-based recommendations and related research agenda provide the basis for sensible use of imaging in routine clinical assessment of people with OA.

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Update of EULAR recommendations for the treatment of systemic sclerosis

These updated data-derived and consensus-derived recommendations will help rheumatologists to manage patients with SSc in an evidence-based way. These recommendations also give directions for future clinical research in SSc.

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Journal articles

The human IL-17A/F heterodimer: a two-faced cytokine with unique receptor recognition properties.

IL-17A and IL-17F are prominent members of the IL-17 family of cytokines that regulates both innate and adaptive immunity. IL-17A has been implicated in chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, and anti-IL-17A antibodies...

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Novel therapies for immune-mediated inflammatory diseases: What can we learn from their use in rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, psoriasis, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis?

The past three decades have witnessed remarkable advances in our ability to target specific elements of the immune and inflammatory response, fuelled by advances in both biotechnology and disease knowledge.

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Quality of life and work productivity impairment among psoriasis patients: findings from the National Psoriasis Foundation survey data 2003-2011.

Objective: To ascertain impairment in quality of life and work productivity among patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

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Clinical trials

A Study to Investigate Different Doses of BAY1213790 to Prevent Blood Clots in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Replacement Surgery (FOXTROT)

This study is to compare the study drug BAY1213790 to existing therapies, ie Enoxaparin or Apixaban for the prevention of blood clotting and safety in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA).

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Study of Cingalâ„¢ for the Relief of Knee Osteoarthritis Compared to Triamcinolone Hexacetonide

This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, parallel group, active comparator controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a single injection of Cingal for the relief of joint pain in subjects with OA of the knee.

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Study of the Safety, Pharmacodynamics (PD) and Efficacy of KRN23 in Children From 1 to 4 Years Old With X-linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH)

UX023-CL205 is a multicenter, open-label, Phase 2 study in children from 1 to 4 years old with XLH to assess the safety, PD, and efficacy of KRN23 administered via subcutaneous (SC) injections every 2 weeks (Q2W) for a total of 160 weeks.

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

EULAR 2018 – Biosimilars: the future of rheumatology?

Posted 1 year ago

EULAR's Annual European Congress of Rheumatology aims to encourage innovation and collaboration across all aspects of rheumatology, something that is particularly well illustrated by biologics and their more affordable counterpart, biosimilars. Could they unlock the door to accessible, life-changing treatment for millions more?

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 3 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

CME

Physical impairments in symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: a systematic review of the evidence

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Pressure ulcers: assessment and management

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