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Biomarker panel may help differentiate PsA from osteoarthritis

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A panel of four soluble biomarkers comprising markers of cartilage metabolism, metabolic syndrome, and inflammation could distinguish psoriatic arthritis from osteoarthritis, researchers report.

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Certolizumab pegol shows promise for nonradiographic axSpA

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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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Immunogenicity of influenza vaccine confirmed in patients with rheumatic disease

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Influenza vaccination gives rise to an adequate immune response among patients with rheumatic conditions, researchers report.

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Trials of JAK inhibitors in spondyloarthritis: A round-up

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

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The role of JAK inhibitors in the treatment of PsA

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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.

19-12-2018 | Diagnosis and screening | Podcast | Video

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory arthritis

In this Medicine Matters rheumatology podcast, we talk to President-Elect of EULAR Professor Iain McInnes, about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases.

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

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.

Themed collections

29-01-2018 | Biosimilars | Themed collection | Collection

Biosimilars

This content collection provides an overview of biosimilars in rheumatology, with a focus on switching between biosimilars and their originators, as well as discussions on safety and monitoring/pharmacovigilance, and a look at the pharmacoeconomics of biosimilars.

Journal articles and book chapters

23-11-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | Article

Assessing disease activity in psoriatic arthritis: A literature review

Tucker LJ et al. Rheumatol Ther 2018. doi: 10.1007/s40744-018-0132-4

31-10-2018 | Psoriatic arthritis | ACR/ARHP 2018 | Article

From the Editorial Board: Highlights from the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

Editorial board members Oliver FitzGerald and Fernando Pérez-Ruiz provide their highlights from the spondyloarthropathy and crystal arthropathy sessions at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Guidelines

A convenient single access point, providing rheumatology professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Images and illustrations

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for rheumatology healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within rheumatology management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

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