Latest Phase 3 Data for First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Demonstrates Significant and Durable Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Active Psoriatic Arthritis while Maintaining its Safety Profile in Patients with Inadequate Response to Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibition (TNFi-IR)
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, December 3, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new TREMFYA® (guselkumab) efficacy and safety data from the Phase 3b COSMOS trial published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD), evaluating this selective interleukin (IL)-23 inhibitor in adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) who demonstrated inadequate efficacy or intolerance to tumor necrosis factor inhibition (TNFi).1 Results showed significantly higher proportions of patients treated with TREMFYA had improvement in joint signs and symptoms and complete skin clearance versus placeb...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Pacific Dental Services and American Diabetes Association partner to increase awareness of the link between oral health and diabetes
Research shows that harmful bacteria and inflammation in the mouth can indicate and even cause systemic conditions throughout the body.IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading dental support organization Pacific Dental Services® (PDS) has announced a new partnership with the American Diabetes Association® to increase awareness of the link between periodontal disease and diabetes, and how oral health providers can assist patients in preventing and managing this chronic health condition. The timing of this announcement coincides with American Diabetes Month ™, a month-long campaign t...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 2, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: A drink shown to have ‘beneficial effects for RA patients'
IN THE UK, more than 10 million people have arthritis or other, similar conditions that affect the joints. Arthritis affects people of all ages, including children but you could help reduce painful flare-ups simply by sipping a certain drink. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

16 Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Signs & Symptoms
Title: 16 Early Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Signs& SymptomsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/24/2013 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/2/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - December 2, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis: How it is linked to periodontal disease – symptoms exacerbated
RHEUMATOID arthritis is a painful condition synonymous with swelling and stiff joints. Surprisingly, your mouth and the condition are linked, increasing symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis finding may lead to new inflammation blockers
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have linked the T cell dysfunction seen in rheumatoid arthritis with a metabolic deficiency in a new Nature Immunology publication. In "helper" T cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, low levels of a specific amino acid lead to cellular miscommunication, but supp lying it may provide a new therapeutic strategy for autoimmune disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder characterized by chronic inflammation, including high levels of a cytokine called… (Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Minnesota News - November 22, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Low-Dose Rituximab May Keep RA Activity Low in Responders Low-Dose Rituximab May Keep RA Activity Low in Responders
Rituximab doses as low as 200 mg were effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis, an extension study of a small trial in the Netherlands found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - November 19, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Long-Term Steroids in RA Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk Long-Term Steroids in RA Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
Given the range of other therapies now available, avoiding long-term use of glucocorticoids for rheumatoid arthritis can reduce excess risk of heart attack, stroke, or other poor cardiovascular outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - November 18, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis test: The 11 early signs of arthritis - from bad sleep to weight loss
RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS is a type of autoimmune disease where the body's immune system attacks the lining of the joints - but what are the key symptoms that could indicate early signs of this inflammatory disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Environmental Air Pollution and Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares Environmental Air Pollution and Rheumatoid Arthritis Flares
Exposure to high levels of air pollutants may trigger disease flare-ups in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis in Statin Users Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis in Statin Users
Are statin users at a greater risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis? A new study takes a look at the possible association.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

When a JAK Inhibitor Fails for a Patient With RA, What's Next? When a JAK Inhibitor Fails for a Patient With RA, What's Next?
Cycling to a second JAK inhibitor and switching to a biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug were equally effective at ameliorating rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - November 10, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Statins' Effects on CVD Outweigh Risk for Diabetes in RA Statins' Effects on CVD Outweigh Risk for Diabetes in RA
A large cohort study reports that the cardiovascular benefits of statin use in people with rheumatoid arthritis outweigh the moderate diabetes risks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Ultra-Low Dose of Rituximab Safely Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Over Long Term: Study
Title: Ultra-Low Dose of Rituximab Safely Eases Rheumatoid Arthritis Over Long Term: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/10/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - November 10, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis warning: 9 unusual signs of arthritis you should NEVER ignore
RHEUMATOID arthritis impacts more than 400,000 people in the UK according to the NHS, but the symptoms aren't always as obvious as you'd think. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news