New drug sprifermin may be an effective treatment for osteoarthritis

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sprifermin, osteoarthritis, knee arthritis treatment, new arthritis drug, arthritis digestA protein called sprifermin may be an effective disease-modifying treatment of osteoarthritis, according to research presented at the American College of Rheumatology. Continue reading

Fibromyalgia linked to worsening functional status in people with rheumatoid arthritis

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fibromyalgia, functional status, rheumatoid arthritis, symptoms, fibromyalgia resourceThe presence of fibromyalgia can predict a lower functional status for people with rheumatoid arthritis, says new research in Arthritis Care and Research. Continue reading

Serious infection rate is low in people with rheumatoid arthritis treated with biologic DMARDs and denosumab

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denosumab, DMARD, infection, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis magazinePeople with rheumatoid arthritis who take biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), including those who also take denosumab to avoid bone loss, have a low occurrence of infections, experts outline in the Journal of Rheumatology. Continue reading

Time of day affects severity of autoimmune disease – exciting new research

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autoimmune, circadian, time, inflammatory arthritis, arthritis digestThe body clock and time of day impact on immune responses, researchers outline in Nature Communications, a finding that may help inform drug-targeting strategies to alleviate autoimmune disease. Continue reading

Rheumatoid arthritis in pregnancy may increase some chronic disease risk in children

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rheumatoid arthritis, pregnant, pregnancy, risk, chronic disease, arthritis informationChildren born to women with rheumatoid arthritis may have a higher susceptibility for some chronic diseases, experts report in Arthritis Care & Research. The findings should be used to increase awareness among GPs and paediatricians. Continue reading

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