In the News

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may benefit from treatment with monoclonal antibody otilimab, according to a study published in The Lancet Rheumatology. In a multicentre, dose-ranging study, Christopher D. Buckley, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, and colleagues...
The American College of Rheumatology has published new guidelines for treating and managing systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), oligoarthritis, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthritis. “Our overarching goal with the update project, including part 1 in 2019 and this current project,...
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has updated its guideline for the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The new guideline, presented at the 2020 Virtual ACR Meeting was developed by a broad range of stakeholders in RA treatment, including rheumatologists, methodologists, and patients...
Measuring levels of certain small molecules produced from essential fatty acids in a person’s blood that are involved in regulating inflammation can help predict which patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) will respond to treatment with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), according to...
By Denise Baez NEW YORK -- October 15, 2020 -- Patients with autoimmune diseases appear to have an increased risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), primarily attributed to glucocorticoid use, although their clinical outcomes were not considerably worse when compared with individuals without...

Conference Reports

By Louise Gagnon

OTTAWA, Ontario -- November 12, 2020 -- Deucravacitinib was effective, compared with placebo, over 16 weeks of treatment in patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA), according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (...

By Louise Gagnon

OTTAWA, Ontario -- November 12, 2020 -- Women with Sjogren’s syndrome were found to have abnormal cervical cells on pap smears at a rate much higher than the national average, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American College of...

By Louise Gagnon

OTTAWA, Ontario -- November 12, 2020 -- Patients who have psoriatic arthritis (PsA) with sacroiliitis experienced improvements in axial symptoms up to 1 year with guselkumab treatment, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the American College of...

By Louise Gagnon

OTTAWA, Ontario -- November 11, 2020 -- Giving patients with osteoporosis romosozumab produces substantial bone mineral density (BMD) gain at the total hip and lumbar spine within 1 year, and the subsequent transition to a potent antiresorptive can augment those gains,...

By Louise Gagnon

OTTAWA, Ontario -- November 11, 2020 -- In patients with active ankylosing spondylitis, intravenous golimumab 2 mg/kg, intravenous infliximab 5 mg/kg, and oral tofacitinib 5 mg BID were most efficacious in achieving ≥20% on the Assessment of Spondyloarthritis...

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