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Certolizumab pegol shows promise for nonradiographic axSpA


The tumor necrosis factor inhibitor certolizumab pegol could be an option for patients with active nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis and objective signs of inflammation, indicate phase III trial results.

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22-03-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | News

Deep learning algorithm shows promise for predicting RA outcomes

Findings from a proof-of-concept study suggest that deep learning models based on electronic health records may be a feasible approach for forecasting disease outcomes in people with rheumatoid arthritis.

21-03-2019 | Systemic sclerosis | News

Progressive skin fibrosis should trigger enhanced monitoring in dcSSc

Progressive skin fibrosis is significantly associated with worsening lung function and an increased risk for death among patients with diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis, an analysis of EUSTAR data shows.

20-03-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | News

RA disease activity linked to cognitive impairment

Rheumatoid arthritis patients with high disease activity are more likely to have cognitive impairment than those with less active disease, researchers report.

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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.

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