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Secukinumab study shows ankylosing spondylitis efficacy

10 June 2015

New one-year clinical trial results have demonstrated the sustained efficacy the drug secukinumab can provide in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis patients.

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Subcutaneous tocilizumab demonstrates efficacy as rheumatoid arthritis therapy

09 June 2015

A new study has shown that subcutaneous tocilizumab can offer similar efficacy to the intravenous formulation in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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New study highlights infection risk factors associated with abatacept treatment

08 June 2015

A study has identified risk factors for serious infections in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with abatacept, including old age and a past history of infections.

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NICE recommends psoriatic arthritis drug for NHS use

08 June 2015

NICE has published final guidance recommending ustekinumab, also known as Stelara, for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis within the NHS.

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Knee osteoarthritis pain 'amplified by poor sleep and negative attitudes'

05 June 2015

People with knee osteoarthritis experience pain more intensely when it is accompanied by poor sleep and negative attitudes, according to research.

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New vaccine-style rheumatoid arthritis therapy trialled successfully

05 June 2015

A world-first vaccine-style therapeutic approach to treat rheumatoid arthritis has been developed by Australian researchers.

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Cardiovascular risk 'may be higher than expected in ankylosing spondylitis'

05 June 2015

A new US population-based study has indicated that cardiovascular disease risk is higher in ankylosing spondylitis patients than is currently assumed.

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Etanercept dosage tapering 'can be used in some cases of ankylosing spondylitis'

04 June 2015

A new study has indicated that dosage tapering is potentially suitable for some, though not all, ankylosing spondylitis patients being treated with etanercept.

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Undiagnosed back pain 'affects more than a quarter of Britons'

02 June 2015

As many as six million Britons may be living with undiagnosed back pain, due to a lack of access to treatment, poor advice and sedentary lifestyles.

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Global burden of high fracture probability 'set to double by 2040'

01 June 2015

The number of over-50s at high risk of osteoporotic fracture worldwide is set to double by 2040, according to new UK research.

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