By Spondylitis Association of America
This study will evaluate the natural history of spondyloarthritis (SpA) in children and adults. Researchers will study early signs and symptoms of axial spondyloarthritis to better understand the cause and progression of this disease, and in addition, compare genetic data of patients with that of healthy family members’ to help identify the genes involved in SpA, and their functions.
We’re very excited to announce the first ever Global Spondyloarthritis Summit! Join us online on Friday, May 3rd through Sunday, May 5th 2019.
This online event brings together some of the most respected medical professionals, including renowned rheumatologists, a physical therapist, pain management specialist, and others to discuss the latest treatment options and research in spondyloarthritis.
SAA is hosting a Twitter Chat! Join us Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00pm Pacific Time for conversations on Overcoming Obstacles living with spondylitis can bring. We’ll discuss relationship challenges and the need for support; balancing life, health, and our various responsibilities while practicing good self-care, and more!
Helpful Hints is a recurring feature, aimed at sharing our community’s knowledge and experiences. In this fourth installment, we asked our online community, “What advice would you give others newly diagnosed with spondylitis?” We share a sample of responses with our thanks. We hope you find them helpful!
A phase 2 clinical trial assessed the effectiveness and safety of an oral medication, Filgotinib, in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS) who have not responded adequately to, or have been intolerant of, two or more non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
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