Rheumatoid Arthritis

February 26, 2019

Clinical, Radiographic Benefits of Tofacitinib Sustained for 2 Years in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Clinical and radiographic treatment effects were sustained through 24 months in patients with RA receiving tofacitinib. Study data published in Arthritis & Rheumatologysupport the efficacy and safety […]
February 22, 2019

Effectiveness of Biologic DMARDs in Rheumatoid Arthritis Compared

Researchers compared the real-world absolute and relative effectiveness in patients with RA of starting any of the available biologic DMARDs. Outcomes observed in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) […]
February 20, 2019

Surprise rheumatoid arthritis discovery points to new treatment for joint inflammation

Researchers look into new way to ease joint inflammation. Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified an unexpected contributor to rheumatoid arthritis […]
February 15, 2019

Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms Can Be Relieved By… Scorpions? – Study Finds

Could the key to a less painful life for people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis be — scorpions? A study conducted by researchers at the Baylor College of […]
February 8, 2019

Muscle Pathology in Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Effects of Inflammation and Insulin Resistance

Investigators found evidence that both aerobic and resistance training lowers insulin resistance, but further studies are needed to determine the specific effects in patients with rheumatoid […]
January 31, 2019

Increased Risk for Cancer Observed in Abatacept-Treated Rheumatoid Arthritis

The use of abatacept as an initial bDMARD for the treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis is associated with a slightly elevated risk for cancer overall. […]
January 24, 2019

Fish Intake May Not Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dietary intake of fish did not have a protective effect against rheumatoid arthritis. Dietary intake of fish or marine omega-3 fatty acids does not have a […]