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Horizon Therapeutics initiates trial for Krystexxa (pegloticase injection) plus methotrexate to increase durability of response for patients living with chronic gout.

Horizon Therapeutics plc announced the initiation of a clinical trial evaluating Krystexxa (pegloticase injection) in combination with methotrexate as a...

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Positive results for Taltz vs. Humira in a head-to-head (SPIRIT-H2H) superiority study in active psoriatic arthritis

Eli Lilly and Company announced that the company will present positive findings from the Phase IIIb/IV SPIRIT-Head-to-Head (H2H) study in...

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EULAR 2019 | NEW BIOMARKERS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IN PATIENTS WITH JUVENILE-ONSET SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (JSLE)

ApoB:A1 ratio and metabolomic lipoprotein signatures identified as new biomarkers for cardiovascular risk in JSLE patients1

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Guidelines

2018 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of Behçet’s syndrome

These updated, evidence-based recommendations are intended to help physicians caring for patients with BS.

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EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging in large vessel vasculitis in clinical practice

These are the first EULAR recommendations providing up-to-date guidance for the role of imaging in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with (suspected) LVV.

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Lyme disease

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment.

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Journal articles

A knowledgebase resource for interleukin-17 family mediated signaling.

Interleukin-17 (IL-17) belongs to a relatively new family of cytokines that has garnered attention as the signature cytokine of Th17 cells. This cytokine family consists of 6 ligands, which bind to 5 receptor subtypes and induce...

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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

Study of Cingal™ 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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A Study of Ixekizumab (LY2439821) in TNF Inhibitor Experienced Participants With Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis (COAST-W)

The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ixekizumab in tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor-experienced participants with radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (rad-axSpA).

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A Study to Compare ABT-494 Monotherapy to Methotrexate Monotherapy in Subjects With Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Who Have Not Previously Taken Methotrexate (SELECT-EARLY)

This is a randomized, double-blind study comparing ABT-494 monotherapy to Methotrexate (MTX) monotherapy in MTX-naïve subjects with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis.

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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?

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Allergen specific immunotherapy (AIT)

Posted 1 year ago

When should AIT be used to treat your patients with allergies? Is it right for every allergy? And do we really know the long-term effects of this treatment? This blog highlights some of the talking points surrounding AIT discussed at this year’s EAACI Congress.

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?

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