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Combining methotrexate with a tumour necrosis factor (TNF) biologic or non-TNF biologics reduce disease activity and improves remission when compared with methotrexate alone, according to a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. For the study, Katrina E. Donahue, MD,...
The American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with the Spondylitis Association of America (SAA) and the Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network (SPARTAN), released updated recommendations for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and non-radiographic axial...
A study of patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who had an inadequate response or intolerance to 1 or more biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), clinical response was achieved at week 12 by a significantly greater proportion of patients treated with filgotinib compared...
Oral steroid use in patients with the inflammatory diseases polymyalgia rheumatica and/or giant cell arteritis significantly increased the risk of infection, and the risk increased with higher doses, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). In a study of 39,...

Conference Reports

By Jill Stein

PARIS -- April 9, 2019 -- Children with X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) experience larger improvements in rickets and other outcomes when treated with the investigational agent burosumab than with conventional treatment, according to a study presented here at the 2019 World...

By Jill Stein

PARIS -- April 8, 2019 -- Achieving a higher SARC-F score at the time of admission to general rehabilitation is associated with increased functional dependence, according to results of a cross-sectional study presented here at the 2019 World Congress on Osteoporosis,...

By Jill Stein

PARIS -- April 8, 2019 -- Burosumab significantly reduces measures of osteomalacia in adults with X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH), according to results of a phase 3, open-label, single-arm study reported here on April 5 at the 2019 World Congress on Osteoporosis,...

By Jill Stein

PARIS -- April 8, 2019 -- Patients with osteoporosis or osteopaenia should steer clear of yoga poses that call for hyperflexion and hyperextension of the spine, according to results of a retrospective analysis stated here on April 5 at the 2019 World Congress on Osteoporosis...

By Jill Stein

PARIS -- April 8, 2019 -- Increased adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with a decreased risk of worsening pain and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to results of an observational longitudinal study presented here on April 5 at the 2019 World...

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