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Flexion Therapeutics announces extended FDA review of supplemental new drug application for Zilretta to treat osteoarthritis of the knee.

Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the FDA has informed the company it needs additional time to complete the review of...

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Efficacy and safety results of filgotinib through 52 weeks in FINCH 1 and FINCH 3 studies in rheumatoid arthritis.- Gilead Sciences + Galapagos NV

Gilead Sciences, Inc. and Galapagos NV announced that Week 52 data from the registrational Phase III FINCH 1 and FINCH...

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New data shows improved muscle function and improved tolerability for vamorolone v. corticosteroids treatment in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Santhera Pharma

Santhera Pharmaceuticals announces presentation of data showing continued improvement of muscle function and improved tolerability compared with corticosteroids of 18-month...

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Guidelines

Cerebral palsy in adults

This guideline covers care and support for adults with cerebral palsy. It aims to improve health and wellbeing, promote access to services and support participation and independent living.

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Rheumatoid arthritis in adults: management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing rheumatoid arthritis. It aims to improve quality of life by ensuring that people with rheumatoid arthritis have the right treatment to slow the progression of their condition and control their symptoms.

Added 10 years ago

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...

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, part 2: respiratory, cardiac, bone health, and orthopaedic management.

In part 2 of this update of the DMD care considerations, we present the latest recommendations for respiratory, cardiac, bone health and osteoporosis, and orthopaedic and surgical management for boys and men with DMD.

Added 25 days ago

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...

Added 6 months ago

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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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).

Added 1 year ago

Gene Transfer Clinical Study in X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy (ASPIRO)

This is a multinational, open-label, ascending-dose, delayed-treatment concurrent control clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AT132 in subjects with X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy aged less than 5 years old.

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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.

Added 1 year ago

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Blog Posts

Dr Cornelia Meisenberg

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)

Posted 3 months ago

What is Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)? Review the causes, treatment and current trials for this uncommon, degenerative disorder.

Lisa Lishman

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 4 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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