Do DMARDs increase Anti-TNF efficacy in Spondyloarthritis?

Do DMARDs increase Anti-TNF efficacy in Spondyloarthritis?

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A Swedish nationwide prospective study suggests that adding conventional DMARDs (such as sulfasalazine or methotrexate) to anti-TNF therapy may help spondyloarthritis patients remain longer on the anti-TNF medication they are taking.

Physical trauma is associated with the onset of psoriatic arthritis among those with psoriasis

Physical trauma is associated with the onset of psoriatic arthritis among those with psoriasis

By Elin Aslanyan

Research presented at the annual meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR 2015) in Rome suggests that physical trauma greatly increases the risk of developing psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in those with psoriasis.

Environmental Triggers, the Epigenome, and Disease Progression in AS

Environmental Triggers, the Epigenome, and Disease Progression in AS

By Elin Aslanyan

A study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism's (EULAR) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting suggests that “DNA methylation - a mechanism that regulates gene expression - could influence the progression of structural damage to the joints and spine in ankylosing spondylitis (AS).

Secukinumab - A new kind of ankylosing spondylitis medication on its way?

Secukinumab - A new kind of ankylosing spondylitis medication on its way?

By Elin Aslanyan

A Phase III study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism's (EULAR) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting has promising results for secukinumab, an IL-17A inhibitor, in treating ankylosing spondylitis.
I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!

I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore!

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Decisions are being made about which medicine you have access to. It's not based on science. It's not based on evidence. It's not your doctor's decision. You do have a choice. Your choice is 'take it or leave it.'

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