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In RA, Multiple Comorbidities Lower Odds of Disease Control

An increasing number of comorbidities in patients with rheumatoid arthritis correlates with a lower likelihood of reaching treatment targets, according to an analysis conducted with a series of large real-world datasets and presented in a symposium sponsored by the Rheumatology Research Foundation. Dr Bryant England When compared to those with the lowest burden of comorbidity […]

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Novel Study Links Air Pollution to Increased Risk for RA Flares

In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, exposure to air pollution is associated with both elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and increased risk of arthritis flares, according to a novel longitudinal study presented at the annual European Congress of Rheumatology. The data revealed “a striking association between air pollution and increased CRP levels and risk of […]

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COVID Vax Response Low in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Ten percent of patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs) fail to respond properly to COVID-19 vaccinations regardless of medication, researchers report, and small new studies suggest those on methotrexate and rituximab may be especially vulnerable to vaccine failure. Dr Anne Bass […]

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Orencia

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ORENCIA® (or-en-see-ah) Abatacept (ab-ah-ta-sept) (rch) Powder for intravenous infusion; Abatacept (rch) solution for Injection (pre-filled syringe, pre-filled autoinjector) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about ORENCIA. It does not contain all of the available […]

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Incense: Why the anti-inflammatory effect is so extraordinary – Naturopathy naturopathy specialist portal

Frankincense for the treatment of Asthma, Arthritis and eczema As a natural remedy incense is already known for a long time. There are numerous relieve discomfort, which occur in inflammatory diseases such as Asthma, Arthritis, and atopic dermatitis to. A German-American research team explained the mechanism by which the resin of the frankincense tree, inhibits […]