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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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Real-world study underlines safety and efficacy of biosimilar infliximab

11 June 2015

A real-world study has demonstrated the similar levels of safety and efficacy provided by the biosimilar version of infliximab compared to the reference product in the treatment of rheumatic diseases.

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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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