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The pharmaceutical company will appeal the decision to invalidate its patent on its rheumatoid arthritis medication, Remicade, but Pfizer plans to launch its competing version in the next few months.
Arthritis Care Week 2016 is all about raising awareness of what it is like to live with arthritis. For its campaign this year Arthritis Care is encouraging people to talk about arthritis; what it mean...
Patients who received a low-literacy medication guide and decision aid were more likely to have greater knowledge of rheumatoid arthritis and were able to make better decisions about their medication....
The medication olokizumab improves outcomes for up to 48 weeks in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, investigators recently reported at a conference.
Investigators of this study found 10% of patients with psoriatic arthritis went to a preventative cardiology appointment after being referred for services and about a quarter of patients used statins ...
Apart from the main manifestations of rheumatoid arthritis in persistent joint inflammation and joint damage, the condition may involve other organs and a recent review has looked into the potential l...
A new drug called clazakizumab has performed well in a study of people with psoriatic arthritis, according to results published in Arthritis & Rheumatology. Clazakizumab is an anti-interleukin-6 m...
In order for medication to work, getting a prescription filled isn’t enough. You have to actually take the medication. And that’s where you (the patient) come in. Estimates vary based on t...
Little is known about factors associated with the receipt of medication information among arthritis patients. This study explores information source receipt and associations between demographic and cl...
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune inflammatory disease which results in extensive articular and extra-articular morbidity and increased mortality from cardiovascular disease. Despite an incre...
Medication use among Canadian seniors is widespread and increases with the number of comorbidities. Limited evidence exists on medication knowledge among seniors, especially in home care.
Pediatric septic arthritis is uncommon and has been traditionally treated by joint aspiration or open arthrotomy. There are some reports about arthroscopic surgery in pediatric septic arthritis of the...
Carpometacarpal (CMC) arthroplasty provides well-documented pain relief with preservation of thenar function for the treatment of basal joint arthritis. Nevertheless, a segment of the population under...