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Biologic therapies 'can reduce economic impact of rheumatic diseases'

24 June 2015

A systematic review of published studies has shown that biologics improve both absenteeism and presenteeism rates in patients with rheumatic diseases.

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Ankylosing spondylitis 'predicted by low birth weight and childhood infection'

23 June 2015

Low birth weight and childhood infections can be used as a means of predicting ankylosing spondylitis in later life, according to a study.

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Daily walking 'does not have a negative impact on knee osteoarthritis'

19 June 2015

A new study has found there is no association between daily walking and knee structural changes in people at risk of or with mild knee osteoarthritis.

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Golimumab shows quality of life benefits for treatment of axial spondyloarthritis

18 June 2015

A new study has shown the quality of life benefits the anti-TNF therapy golimumab in treating patients with active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis.

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Downsides of knee surgery 'may outweigh benefits for older patients'

17 June 2015

A new study has indicated that the downsides of knee surgery for middle-aged or older patients may outweigh the benefits.

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New NICE quality standard aims to tackle variations in osteoarthritis care

17 June 2015

NICE has released a new quality standard on osteoarthritis with the aim of tackling variations in the standard of care offered to patients.

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New studies confirm efficacy of biosimilar etanercept and infliximab

15 June 2015

New investigational biosimilar versions of etanercept and infliximab have demonstrated equivalence to the originator medicines in pivotal phase III clinical trials.

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New studies show diagnostic benefits of ultrasound for rheumatoid arthritis

15 June 2015

A pair of new studies have shown how ultrasound scans can help identify rheumatoid arthritis patients in clinical remission who would benefit from more intensive treatment.

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Spending time in front of screens 'linked to poor bone health in boys'

15 June 2015

More time spent in front of a screen at weekends has been associated with poorer bone health in boys by a new study.

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New iPad app 'can help young arthritis patients communicate their pain better'

11 June 2015

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has demonstrated the benefits of a new iPad app that helps young people with juvenile idiopathic arthritis to describe their pain.

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