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21-02-2019 | Psoriatic arthritis | Feature | Article

The role of JAK inhibitors in the treatment of PsA

Dafna Gladman speaks to medwireNews about the trial data supporting the use of Janus kinase inhibitors in patients with psoriatic arthritis, and discusses the impact these agents may have.

21-02-2019 | Spondyloarthropathies | Feature | Article

Trials of JAK inhibitors in spondyloarthritis: A round-up

medwireNews rounds up the completed and ongoing clinical trials investigating JAK inhibitors in patients with spondyloarthritis.

18-12-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | Feature | Article

Recognizing and managing cardiovascular risk in PsA patients

medwireNews speaks to Lihi Eder about why patients with psoriatic arthritis have elevated cardiovascular risk, and what can be done to mitigate it.

07-09-2018 | Treatment | Feature | Article

At a glance: Common scores used in rheumatology

A quick-reference guide to the scores that are commonly used in clinical trials and daily rheumatology practice.

20-08-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | Feature | Article

At a glance: Data supporting the approval of ixekizumab for PsA

A quick-reference guide to the clinical trial data supporting the approval of ixekizumab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis.

20-08-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | Feature | Article

Into the clinic: Ixekizumab for the treatment of PsA

medwireNews summarizes the key data supporting the approval of ixekizumab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, and discusses its place in the treatment landscape with Philip Mease and Laura Coates.

13-07-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Podcast | Video

Transitioning from pediatric to adult rheumatology care

In this medwireNews podcast, we talk to Editorial Board member Sangeeta Sule about how patients with juvenile arthritis transition from pediatric to adult care, the challenges associated with this transition, and how the process can be improved.

11-05-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Feature | News

Managing JIA-associated uveitis: An ophthalmologist’s perspective

medwireNews talks to consultant ophthalmologist Carlos Pavesio about the SHARE initiative recommendations on treating JIA-associated uveitis.

09-05-2018 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Podcast | Video

A closer look at the SHARE recommendations

In this medwireNews podcast, Athimalaipet Ramanan outlines the importance of the SHARE recommendations for children with JIA-associated uveitis, and discusses how rheumatologists and ophthalmologists can work together.

06-04-2018 | Spondyloarthropathies | Feature | Article

At a glance: Trials of tofacitinib in spondyloarthritis

A quick-reference guide to the published and ongoing clinical trials of tofacitinib for the treatment of spondyloarthritis.

27-03-2018 | Biosimilars | Podcast | Video

Talking to patients about biosimilar drugs

In this medwireNews podcast, Editorial Board member Victoria Ruffing discusses how to talk to patients about biosimilar drugs, and outlines questions and concerns they may have.

09-02-2018 | Rheumatoid arthritis | Feature | News

Should treatment be tapered in patients with RA?

medwireNews speaks to Vivian Bykerk about whether treatment should be tapered in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

13-12-2017 | Biosimilars | Feature | Article

Biosimilars: The story so far

medwireNews provides an overview of the evidence supporting the equivalence of biosimilar drugs and their reference products, and answers some questions about the use of biosimilars in rheumatology.

10-10-2017 | Juvenile idiopathic arthritis | Feature | Article

Talking point: Are biologics over-used in the treatment of JIA?

Timothy Beukelman speaks to medwireNews about the differing viewpoints on whether biologic treatments are over-used for the treatment of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

12-09-2017 | Rheumatoid arthritis | Feature | Article

At a glance: Trials evaluating baricitinib in RA

Our quick guide to the phase II and III trials of baricitinib for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. 

04-08-2017 | Rheumatoid arthritis | Feature | Article

At a glance: The ORAL trials of tofacitinib for the treatment of RA

Our quick-reference guide to the seven ORAL trials of tofacitinib for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis that have been completed to date.

19-07-2017 | Rheumatoid arthritis | Feature | Article

JAK inhibitors for RA: Professor Roy Fleischmann speaks to medwireNews

Roy Fleischmann talks to medwireNews about the need for JAK inhibitors and their potential impact on the rheumatoid arthritis treatment landscape.

05-06-2017 | Rheumatoid arthritis | Feature | Article

JAK inhibitors: The next generation of drugs for treating rheumatoid arthritis?

medwireNews takes a look at the efficacy and safety profiles of JAK inhibitors for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, and addresses some common questions about their use.

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