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Cardiovascular risk 'elevated in patients with arthritic conditions'

12 November 2014

A new study of UK data has demonstrated an elevated risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Golimumab shows efficacy as long-term ankylosing spondylitis therapy

12 November 2014

A new five-year study has demonstrated the long-term benefits of subcutaneous golimumab in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis.

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New drug combination shows cost-effectiveness for rheumatoid arthritis

12 November 2014

A new drug combination for rheumatoid arthritis has been shown to treat the disease just as well as other intensive strategies, but with less medication and fewer side effects.

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Etanercept tapering 'can result in sustained rheumatoid arthritis remission'

10 November 2014

People being treated for rheumatoid arthritis with the drug etanercept can gradually reduce and withdraw their dosage while staying in remission, according to a study.

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Opportunities lost’ by not focusing on bone loss in men

07 November 2014

New research demonstrates the differences in diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis between men and women.

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Abatacept 'can deliver drug-free remission for rheumatoid arthritis patients'

06 November 2014

Abatacept plus methotrexate can help rheumatoid arthritis patients achieve drug-free remission, according to a new clinical trial.

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Dietary supplement 'offers bone health benefits over calcium and vitamin D'

06 November 2014

A new dietary supplement called KoACT has been shown to be superior to calcium and vitamin D in terms of improving bone health.

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Knee injuries 'associated with accelerated knee osteoarthritis progression'

06 November 2014

Recent knee injuries have been associated with accelerated knee osteoarthritis by a new study, which suggested that certain injuries may lead to a rapid cascade toward joint failure.

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Older arthritis and pain relief drugs 'could increase stroke risk'

06 November 2014

Commonly-prescribed older drugs for arthritis and pain may increase the risk of death from stroke, according to a new study.

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Smoking 'increases risk of chronic back pain'

04 November 2014

A US study has found that smokers are three times more likely than nonsmokers to develop chronic back pain.

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