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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Severe vitamin D deficiency could be responsible for persistent rheumatoid arthritis disease activity.

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This is a case report of a patient with rheumatoid arthritis in whom interstitial lung disease (ILD) developed. ILD is one of several pulmonary complications of RA.


Clazakizumab, with or without methotrexate, was well tolerated and achieved significant improvements in disease activity, in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in this Phase IIb study.

Hand deformities seen in Jaccoud's arthropathy are the result of soft-tissue abnormalities, not the destruction of bone joints seen in rheumatoid arthritis.

Responses to the combination therapy in this phase 3 clinical trial were seen as early as one week into the study.

Intensive treatment with statins may help reduce risk of cardiovascular events in patients with inflammatory arthritis, suggests a new study.


How do patients with rheumatoid arthritis rate their health and well being? Their relationship with their physician? Two new surveys shed light.


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