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    Drs. Jack Cush and Arthur Kavanaugh discuss highlights and key takeaways from ACR 23. This included the following abstracts: 0025 Cannibinoids & pain 1584 TMP/SMX in GPA 0607 CAR-T cells in…
    These year’s annual ACR Convergence has been a success with the return of an insanely active Poster Hall! F2F learning amidst miles of research and many young talented aside wizened establish…
    The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) guidelines for the diagnosis and management of interstitial lung disease, which includes rheumatoid arthritis interstitial lung disease (RA-ILD), has been…
    The Merriam-Webster definitions of “plenary” include: 1. complete in every respect: absolute, unqualified and 2. fully attended or constituted by all entitled to be present. Its Latin root plenus,…
    The FDA recently announced approval for intravenous secukinumab (Cosentyx) for adults with psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and non-radiographic spondylitis. Data for this new approval…
    The RheumNow faculty reporters have been scouring the meeting for what they believe to be the best presentations from the first day at ACR 2023 in San Diego.  From hundreds of online presentations,…
    Of the many exciting advancements for patients with psoriatic arthritis at ACR Convergence, one upcoming therapy stood out: the dual IL-17A/F inhibitor bimekizumab. Nearly two dozen bimekizumab…
    For over 70 years, glucocorticoids, (GC) have been a part of standard therapy in SLE. They are classically used to not only induce remission or treat an acute flare, but also as maintenance therapy.…
    Obintuzumab in Lupus Nephritis
    • EurekAlert
    In a post hoc analysis of the phase 2 NOBILITY trial, researchers found that treatment with obinutuzumab—an antibody that targets a protein expressed on certain immune cells—was superior to placebo…
    The title might have misled you; I am absolutely not addressing the health benefits or lack thereof of daily consumption of spinach. Simply, Dr Stephen Paget’s analogy comparing the drastic response…