Conference Reports

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- June 12, 2020 -- An intra-articular injection of JTA-004, a novel enhanced protein solution that is supplemented with hyaluronic acid and clonidine, improved pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- June 11, 2020 -- A set of antibody biomarkers can help predict which patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) will respond to therapy, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR).

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By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- June 9, 2020 -- Long-term treatment with canakinumab was safe and effective for patients with colchicine-resistant familial Mediterranean fever, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR).

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By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- June 9, 2020 -- Therapeutic drug monitoring in patients with rheumatic diseases who are starting treatment with infliximab does not appear to be superior to standard treatment in order to achieve remission, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- June 8, 2020 -- Colchicine 1 mg/day for 12 weeks was not effective in improving pain, tender and swollen joint count, or grip strength in patients with symptomatic hand osteoarthritis, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the European...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- June 8, 2020 -- Adding belimumab to standard therapy significantly improves renal responses in patients with active lupus nephritis, compared with standard therapy alone, according to a study presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the European League Against...

By Eric Ramos

CHICAGO -- June 7, 2020 -- Recommendations on the use of intra-articular injections of platelet-rich plasma for knee osteoarthritis (OA) were presented at the 2020 Virtual Meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) by an international multidisciplinary task...

By Nancy Shaw

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md -- March 3, 2020 -- Radiofrequency therapy, including thermal, pulsed, and cooled methods, provides significant improvement in osteoarthritic and chronic knee pain for up to 3 months, according to a study presented here at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the...

By Nancy Melville

NEW ORLEANS -- November 1, 2019 -- Paediatric patients with septic arthritis who report pain lasting for more than 4 days are at a greater risk of having concomitant osteomyelitis, which can result in significantly worse outcomes, suggesting the need for closer...

By Eric Ramos

MADRID, Spain -- October 14, 2019 -- Screening patients for the human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-B*58:01 gene can prevent allopurinol-induced severe cutaneous adverse reactions in Chinese patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study presented here at the...

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