The Worldwide Prevalence of Spondyloarthritis

The Worldwide Prevalence of Spondyloarthritis

By Elin Aslanyan

Just how common is spondyloarthritis globally? Is it more common in certain parts of the world and populations than others? And are we close to being able to estimate the number of people worldwide who have spondyloarthritis?

Upcoming Free Webinar - “Troubleshooting Spondylitis: Managing Complications”

Upcoming Free Webinar - “Troubleshooting Spondylitis: Managing Complications”

Presented by Rheumatologist, Lianne Gensler, MD.

By Anonym

Join us on Saturday, February 6th, at 11:00 AM Pacific Time to learn about possible complications and comorbidities associated with spondyloarthritis.

NEW MEDICATION APPROVED –– A brand new kind of biologic medication for ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis

ARTICLE UPDATED (JANUARY 19, 2016)

By Elin Aslanyan

Novartis receives two new FDA approvals for Cosentyx® (secukinumab) to treat patients with ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis. Cosentyx is the first and only interleukin-17A (IL-17A) antagonist approved for adult patients with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Workshop in Spondyloarthritis

Saturday, April 16, 2016

By Anonym

The workshop will be conducted by an international panel of experts in musculoskeletal imaging. The program is aimed at both rheumatologists and radiologists and will cover both introductory as well as advanced MRI.

Breastfeeding may provide a layer of protection against ankylosing spondylitis

Breastfeeding may provide a layer of protection against ankylosing spondylitis

By Anonym

According to a new French study in people with a family history of ankylosing spondylitis who carry the HLA-B27 gene, breastfeeding may provide a layer of protection against developing AS later in life.

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