American College of Rheumatology

Type: Organization
Name: American College of Rheumatology
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Polymyalgia Rheumatica

(PMR) &Giant Cell Arteritis (Temporal Arteritis) Polymyalgia Rheumatica Summary Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a disorder of the muscles and joints that causes pain and stiffness in the arms, neck, shoulders, and buttocks. Treatment for polymyalgia ... [Published MedicineNet.com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Daiichi Sankyo initiates testing of etanercept biosimilar in Japan

Japanese drug major Daiichi Sankyo (TYO: 4568) says it has started the Phase III trial of CHS-0214, an investigational etanercept biosimilar, in rheumatoid arthritis (the RApsody trial) in Japan. Daiichi Sankyo is a co-sponsor of this trial, in collaboration ... [Published Pharma Letter - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Uranium exposure tied to lupus

12:40, Arthritis & Rheumatism(HealthDay)—High uranium exposure is associated with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according to a study published online Aug. 7 in Arthritis & Rheumatology.Pai-Yue Lu-Fritts, M.D., from the University of Kentucky in ... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

MEDICAL SCIENCES : Data from Iran University of Medical Sciences Advance Knowledge in Hemodialysis (Prevalence of fibromyalgia in hemodialysis patients)

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Health & Medicine Week -- Fresh data on Hemodialysis are presented in a new report. According to news reporting originating in Tehran, Iran , by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "This study sought to determine ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Predictors of response to methotrexate in juvenile idiopathic arthritis

The response to methotrexate so far is unpredictable in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Thus such predictors have to be determined in a large patient cohort.Methods: Demographic, clinical, articular and laboratory variables of patients newly ... [Published 7thSpace - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 2 reports

Thirty-day hospital readmissions in systemic lupus erythematosus: Predictors and hospital and state-level variation

AbstractObjective : Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has among the highest hospital readmission rates among chronic conditions. We sought to identify patient-level, hospital-level, and geographic predictors of 30-day hospital readmissions in SLE.Methods ... [Published Arthritis & Rheumatism - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Apricus Biosciences signs multi-year scleroderma partnership with the Scleroderma Research Foundation

Pharmaceutical company Apricus Biosciences (NasdaqCM:APRI) reported on Friday the launch of a multi-year partnership agreement with the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) in aid of scleroderma patients who also have secondary Raynaud's phenomenon ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Low-field magnetic resonance imaging or combined ultrasonography and anti-cyclic citrullinated ...

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy of two approaches using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or combined ultrasonography (US) and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody (ACPA) for diagnosis and classification of individuals with ... [Published 7thSpace - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Another View: Advertising drugs on television contributes to high medical costs

People who request these medications become unwitting participants in price gouging.It amazes me there is not more outrage over the cost of prescription medications. Not all prescription meds – primarily just the ones that advertise on the nightly news ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sarilumab trial generates positive results among patients with RA

Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ rheumatoid arthritis treatment, sarilumab, demonstrated promising results, meeting the three co-primary endpoints of a phase 3 trial.Data presented at the June European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress in ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Canakinumab for children with colchicine-resistant familial Mediterranean fever: A 6-month, open-label, single-arm, pilot study

Concise CommunicationRiva Brik MD 1 , Yonatan Butbul-Aviel MD 1 , Sari Lubin 2 , Lillian Tseng 3 , Eliad Ben Dayan MD 2 , Tamar Rachmilewitz-Minei MD 2 and Philip J. Hashkes MD, MSc 4DOI: 10.1002/art.38777Copyright © 2014 American College of Rheumato ... [Published Arthritis & Rheumatism - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 6 reports

US FDA approves Medac Pharma's Rasuvo injection for RA, pJIA & psoriasis

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Medac Pharma's Rasuvo, a subcutaneous injectable methotrexate (MTX) therapy delivered in an auto-injector for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), polyarticular-course juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pJIA) and ... [Published PharmaBiz - Jul 15 2014]

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"Potential explanations for this relationship include possible autoimmune or estrogen effects of uranium, somatic mutation, epigenetic effects, or effects of some other unidentified accompanying exposure" the authors write
...According to news reporting originating in Tehran, Iran , by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "This study sought to determine the prevalence of fibromyalgia syndrome and to identify whether fibromyalgia was associated with various clinical symptoms and laboratory parameters in hemodialysis patients. One hundred and forty-eight hemodialysis patients were examined for fibromyalgia symptoms according to the American College of Rheumatology criteria."
...other chronic illnesses," explains Jinoos Yazdany, M D , M P H from the Division of Rheumatology at the University of California San Francisco. "Our study is the first large-scale examination of early readmissions following hospitalization due to SLE."
...disease and therapeutic developments to meet the needs of our community," said Luke Evnin, Ph D , Chairman of the Scleroderma Research Foundation. "We are excited to welcome Apricus to the SRF family and believe that Apricus offers a unique perspective and approach to addressing a key symptom – Raynaud's phenomenon – experienced by many individuals with scleroderma." The word scleroderma means hard skin, but the disease is much more – often affecting the internal organs with life-threatening consequences...

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Polymyalgia Rheumatica [Published MedicineNet.com - Aug 21 2014]
Daiichi Sankyo initiates testing of etanercept ... [Published Pharma Letter - Aug 20 2014]
Uranium exposure tied to lupus [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 20 2014]
Fibromyalgia: A pain of unknown origin [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 15 2014]
MEDICAL SCIENCES : Data from Iran University of... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 13 2014]
Predictors of response to methotrexate in juven... [Published 7thSpace - Aug 13 2014]
Thirty-day hospital readmissions in systemic lu... [Published Arthritis & Rheumatism - Aug 11 2014]
Apricus Biosciences signs multi-year scleroderm... [Published Individual.com - Aug 11 2014]
One in six lupus patients readmitted to hospita... [Published Medical Xpress - Aug 11 2014]
Apricus Biosciences Announces Multi-Year Partne... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 08 2014]
Apricus Biosciences Announces Multi-Year Partne... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Aug 08 2014]
Has the biological revolution in rheumatoid art... [Published PMLive - Aug 08 2014]
Low-field magnetic resonance imaging or combine... [Published 7thSpace - Aug 07 2014]
Patent Issued for Compositions and Methods for ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 06 2014]
Overview of Neonatal Lupus [Published General Medicine eJournal - Aug 04 2014]
Fibromyalgia Includes Cognitive Symptoms [Published General Medicine eJournal - Aug 04 2014]
Another View: Advertising drugs on television c... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 03 2014]
Monthly News Roundup - July 2014 [Published Drugs.com - Jul 31 2014]
AstraZeneca PLC : Second Quarter & Half Year Re... [Published Investegate - Jul 31 2014]
Patients Get a Voice in PsA Guidelines and Rese... [Published Consultant Live - Jul 31 2014]
Sarilumab trial generates positive results amon... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 29 2014]
A New Test for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis [Published General Medicine eJournal - Jul 29 2014]
Common inflammatory disorder increases heart at... [Published Medical News Today - Jul 29 2014]
Coming Soon: North American Guidelines for AS a... [Published Consultant Live - Jul 24 2014]
Celgene's (CELG) CEO, Robert Hugin on Q2 2014 R... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 24 2014]
Brodalumab Doubled Psoriatic Arthritis Responses [Published American Journal of Public Health - Jul 23 2014]
Cytonics Announces FDA Approval of an Investiga... [Published TVNewsCheck - Jul 22 2014]
How to Choose the Right OTC Painkiller [Published Daily Rx - Jul 22 2014]
Dual-specificity phosphatase 5 attenuates autoi... [Published Arthritis & Rheumatism - Jul 21 2014]
ZAP-70 genotype disrupts the relationship betwe... [Published Arthritis & Rheumatism - Jul 21 2014]
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Rheumatologists Agree That the American College... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 30 2014]
BURLINGTON, Mass., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Decision Resources Group finds that, when asked to select the top three most persuasive end points when prescribing a new drug for psoriatic arthritis (PsA), the highest percentages of surveyed United ...
Sprifermin Offers Benefit For Cartilage Loss Fr... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 17 2014]
In a new study in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, at 12 months, total femorotibial cartilage thickness loss was reduced in sprifermin (recombinant human fibroblast growth factor 18)-treated knees compared to placebo-treated knees, with ...
Rheumatology Network Features Coverage of Ameri... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Apr 16 2014]
NORWALK, Conn., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for rheumatologists, presents news about treatment of childhood joint diseases from exclusive coverage of the American College ...
Drinking milk could prevent arthritis in women,... [Published The Malaysian Insider - Apr 11 2014]
Drinking low-fat or skim milk could slow the progression of knee arthritis, according to a recent study published in Arthritis Care & Research, the journal of the American College of Rheumatology.While cow milk certainly has its detractors, its role in ...
Child arthritis cases spike as Lyme disease pus... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 03 2014]
As the ticks that spread Lyme disease push ever further into Canada, doctors are starting to notice an unusual fallout from the growing threat: a spike in the number of people seeking help for arthritis triggered by the bacteria. A new study from Halifax ...
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Apricus Biosciences Announces Multi-Year Partne... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 08 2014]
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