NIH funded researchers from Duke University have developed a set of serum proteomic biomarkers that successfully predict clinically relevant knee osteoarthritis (KOA) progression (both structural change and joint pain) over a 2 year period.Read Article
The Health and Human Services Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters proposed rule for 2024 does not revise policies related to copay assistance and patient deductibles.Read Article
A meta-analysis of trials using biologics [adalimumab (ADA), ustekinumab (UST) and secukinumab (SEC)] in the the management of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) suggests promising results, but more controlled, rigorous studies are needed.
While only adalimumab is currently FDA approved for this inflammatory skin disorder, numerous trials with other biologics exist or are in progress.Read Article
JAK inhibitors are approved for several immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and carry a higher than usual risk of herpes zoster in certain conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and ulcerative colitis.Read Article