Almost three years ago to the day, I did a podcast entitled, "I wanna new drug." As I go over this week's podcast, I want to say it again. I want a new drug safe enough to use during pregnancy, for PMR, for GVHD, and more. I'm going to cover these, and other topics including lupus, COVIDRead Article
Data from 4 parallel case-control studies within The Health Improvement Network looked at risk factors for developing psoriatic arthritis (PsA), psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) showed both shared and differentiating risk factors, but statin use wasRead Article
Patients with inflammatory/autoimmune diseases who initiated treatment with interleukin (IL)-17 inhibitors did not have a higher risk for the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but only after taking into account the severity of their underlying disease, French investigatorsRead Article
A study of first-degree relatives (FDRs) of HLA-B27-positive axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) patients shows clinical or imaging features of spondyloarthritis in up to 32% subjects, regardless of HLA-B27 status.
Historically, it has been suggested there is a 20% risk of ankylosingRead Article
This year’s coverage of psoriatic arthritis was once again, both exciting and informative. Topics included an overview of the latest therapeutic options, an excellent discussion on psoriasis specifically, and the epidemiology of psoriatic arthritis.Read Article
The evidence-based recommendations from the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis were presented at #EULAR2021. The goal (as per 2009 recommendations) was “To develop recommendations, based upon the best scientific evidence, for the optimal treatment of patientsRead Article
It seems like every conference we are presented with data on the newest biologic for treatment of psoriatic arthritis, but the question is, do we need it?
Oral presentation (6937) discussed that issue and addressed our need for a more personalized approach to the treatment of PsA.Read Article
2021 GRAPPA STRONG recs: *⃣Axial PsA/arthritis, biologic-naive or IR: TNFi, IL17i, JAKi *⃣Peripheral arthritis biologic-IR: above + IL23i *⃣Peripheral arthritis DMARD-IR: above + IL12/23i *⃣Peripheral arthritis DMARD-naive: above + PDE4i + csDMARD OP0229 #EULAR2021 @RheumNow https://t.co/Z2Nv073yoU