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Complete Response Letter from FDA for Evenity (romosozumab) as a treatment for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. - Amgen +UCB.

Amgen and UCB announced that the FDA has issued a Complete Response Letter for the Biologics License Application (BLA) for...

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FDA approves Orencia (abatacept) for active Psoriatic Arthritis- BMS

The FDA has approved Orencia (abatacept), from BMS, for the treatment of adults with active Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), a chronic,...

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FDA accepts for review the BLA for CT P10 biosimilar to Rituxan (rituximab).- Teva + Celltrion

Celltrion, Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. announced that the FDA has accepted for review the...

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IL-17A in Psoriasis

Experts discuss new targeted therapies for psoriasis at the European Association of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress 2015

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Psoriasis

See information on psoriasis pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, comorbidities, treatment options, and more

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Airway Disease

The Airway Disease Learning Zone is an area where you can access the information about VisionAir and the upcoming live broadcast. A video presentation will be available from EAACI 2017 entitled 'Personalising Clinical Management in Severe Asthma'. The Inhalation Technology page will feature video presentations from the live broadcast soon. 

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Guidelines

BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding—Part II: analgesics and other drugs used in rheumatology practice

The objective of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations, which do not imply a legal obligation, for clinicians to...

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BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding—Part I: standard and biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and corticosteroids

The objective of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations, which do not imply a legal obligation, for clinicians when...

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EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging in the diagnosis and management of spondyloarthritis in clinical practice

A taskforce comprised of an expert group of 21 rheumatologists, radiologists and methodologists from 11 countries developed evidence-based recommendations on...

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Journal articles

Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Lesinurad: A Review in Hyperuricaemia of Gout.

Lesinurad (Zurampic®) is an oral selective inhibitor of the URAT1 and OAT4 uric acid (UA) transporters of the kidney, via which it inhibits UA reabsorption and thus increases renal UA excretion and lowers serum UA (sUA) levels.

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Lesinurad: A significant advancement or just another addition to existing therapies of gout?

Gout is a metabolic disorder that usually presents as recurrent episodes of acute arthritis due to deposition of crystals in joints and cartilages. Despite the availability of several drugs for gout, its management is still less than adequate.

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Clinical trials

Dose Optimization Study of Idelalisib in Follicular Lymphoma

This study will optimize the safety and efficacy of chronic administration of idelalisib in participants with follicular lymphoma (FL) and evaluate the overall safety profile of idelalisib...

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Inhibition of Co-Stimulation in Rheumatoid Arthritis (ICoSRA)

The purpose of this study is to use abatacept as a clinical molecular probe to evaluate the effects of inhibiting...

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A Study Comparing ABT-494 to Placebo and to Adalimumab in Subjects With Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Are on a Stable Dose of Methotrexate and Who Have an Inadequate Response to Methotrexate (SELECT-COMPARE)

This is a phase 3, randomized, double-blind study comparing ABT-494 to Placebo and to Adalimumab in subjects with moderately to...

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Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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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?

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