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Results of the landmark PRECISION ( Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety vs Ibuprofen Or Naproxen ) trial demonstrated similar rates of cardiovascular risk in patients trea ...


New data showing Secukinumab ( Cosentyx ) delivers sustained improvements in the signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis over three years, including patient-reported pain, were presented at the 2016 ...


In a phase III, double-blind 24-week study, RA-BUILD, 684 biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD)-naïve patients with rheumatoid arthritis and inadequate response or intolerance to grea ...


Anifrolumab is an investigational, fully human monoclonal antibody that binds to subunit 1 of the type I IFN receptor, inhibiting the activity of all type I IFNs, which play a central role in lupus, i ...


The results from the phase III study known as GiACTA, which evaluated Tocilizumab ( Actemra, RoActemra ), an anti-IL-6 receptor monoclonal antibody, in people with giant cell arteritis ( GCA ) were pr ...


Cardiovascular disease ( CVD ) is the leading cause of death in rheumatoid arthritis ( RA ) patients. This study is the first to report the association of Hydroxychloroquine ( Plaquenil; an antirheuma ...


Psoriatic arthritis patients treated with Ixekizumab ( Taltz ) for 24 weeks have achieved significant improvements in signs and symptoms of their disease when compared to placebo, while also experienc ...


Researchers have evaluated the current evidence of the effectiveness of Botulinum toxin ( BTX ) treatment for shoulder pain. Randomized controlled trials comparing the clinical efficacy ( pain inte ...


Metabolic abnormalities are common in patients with depressive disorders. However, the relationship between gout and depression is unclear. Researchers explored the causal relationship among gout, ...


The extent of lung involvement visualized by high-resolution computed tomography ( HRCT ) is a predictor of decline in forced vital capacity ( FVC ) in scleroderma-interstitial lung disease. The obj ...


Systemic sclerosis ( SSc ) is the most severe connective tissue disorder. Recent studies have demonstrated that genetic factors may play a role in the development of systemic sclerosis. The aim of t ...


Primary Sjögren syndrome ( PSS ) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease. Interstitial lung disease ( ILD ) can be an extraglandular complication. A multicentre cohort study has evaluated the ...


Kawasaki disease ( KD ) is also known as multiple mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome of systemic vasculitis and is a leading cause of coronary artery lesions ( CAL ) in childhood. Intravenous immunog ...


Takayasu's arteritis ( TAK ) is a chronic, large-vessel vasculitis. Vitamin D, as a steroidal hormone, has recently been shown to have immunoregulatory and immunosuppressive effects. Low vitamin D l ...


A study aimed to assess the relative efficacy and safety of biologics and Tofacitinib ( Xeljanz ) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis showing an inadequate response to tumor necrosis factor ( TNF ) ...