Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019

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Increasing Prevalence and Consequences of Interstitial Lung Disease in RA

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) has been a hot topic in numerous journals recently with reports of increasing incidence and links to disease activity.

RheumNowLive On Demand: The History of Fibromyalgia - Dr. Fred Wolfe

A clip from RheumNow Live On Demand. You can access the full library of content from the meeting.

RheumNowLive On Demand: Development & Use of JAK Inhibitors - Dr. John O'Shea

A clip from RheumNow Live On Demand. You can access the full library of content from the meeting.

RheumNowLive On Demand: The History of Steroids - Dr. Eric Matteson

A clip from RheumNow Live On Demand. You can access the full library of content from the meeting.

RheumNowLive On Demand: MTX Impact in RA - Dr. Michael Weinblatt

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RheumNowLive On Demand: Pre-Clinical RA - Dr. Michael Holers

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RheumNowLive On Demand: Infection Prevention and Management with Newer Agents - Jack Cush, MD

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RheumNow Podcast – Loretta Lynn Arthritis (3.29.19)

Dr. Jack Cush reviews the news and journal reports from the past week on RheumNow.com.

FDA Approves Cimzia for Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) injection for treatment of adults with a certain type of inflammatory arthritis called non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (nr-axSpA), with objective signs of inflammation. This is the first time that the FDA has approved a treatment for nr-axSpA.

For RA With COPD, Abatacept is Safe

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who also had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) had no increased risk of serious respiratory complications when treated with abatacept (Orencia), a large claims-based analysis found.

Ups and Downs with Abatacept

Two recent studies have examined the effect of starting abatacept upon the risk of serious hospitalized infections or cancer, showing divergent results from claims data analyses.

Guidelines for Osteoporosis Management in Postmenopausal Women

New guidelines on the  "Pharmacologic Management of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women," were presented March 25 at ENDO 2019 - The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting and simultaneously published online in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.