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Audrey Abella, 13 hours ago
Combination therapy using the DMARDs* leflunomide (LEF) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) was effective and safe in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome (SjS) with moderate to high disease activity, results of a Dutch trial have shown.
Yesterday
In the treatment of active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), early administration of belimumab especially in patients with low damage at baseline is likely to lead to remission and low-disease activity (LDA), according to real-world data.
Audrey Abella, 6 days ago
The novel selective NLRP3* inflammasome inhibitor dapansutrile markedly reduced joint pain in patients with monoarticular gout flares, according to a proof-of-concept study.
6 days ago
Paediatric (childhood-onset) rheumatologic conditions may be a significant driver of disability in children that might progress into adulthood. Audrey Abella speaks with Associate Professor Thaschawee Arkachaisri, Head and Senior Consultant, Rheumatology and Immunology Service, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Singapore, to discuss how such conditions can be managed in primary care.
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There are more rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients receiving etanercept (ETN) who remain on treatment compared with those taking other tumour necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) after >12 months of follow-up, reports a study.
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Treatment with rituximab for systemic rheumatoid vasculitis (RV) results in complete remission (CR) in 62 percent of patients and partial response (PR) in 38 percent, a study has shown.
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Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease may each contribute to a heightened risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), regardless of smoking status or intensity, a study has found.
Special Reports
01 Jul 2018
With the objective of establishing a Malaysian consensus on the use of topical NSAIDs in the management of musculoskeletal pain, this meeting brought together experts from various backgrounds, ie, rheumatology, pharmacy, orthopaedics and general medicine. At the meeting, Dr Mary Suma Cardosa delivered a talk on the pathophysiology and effective management of pain, while the lecture by Dr Yeap Swan Sim focused on the management of musculoskeletal and soft-tissue pain. This article presents excerpts from the expert meeting and features the consensus statements agreed during the meeting.
Conference Reports
Elvira Manzano, 01 Aug 2019
Privacy and transparency are among the core points to consider when utilizing big data in rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders (RMDs), according to the first EULAR-endorsed recommendations for use of big datasets in research.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 17 Jul 2019

A combination of tocilizumab and methotrexate reduced disease activity at 2 years compared with methotrexate plus prednisone in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an effect not demonstrated with tocilizumab monotherapy.

Pearl Toh, 06 Jul 2019
Patients with painful hand osteoarthritis can finally get relief from pain with low-dose prednisolone, suggests a study presented at EULAR 2019.
Elaine Soliven, 05 Jul 2019
Occupational exposure to inorganic dust, particularly asbestos, silica, and coal, was associated with an increased risk of developing gout, according to a study presented at EULAR 2019.
Roshini Claire Anthony, 03 Jul 2019

Being overweight may have an impact on disease severity in psoriatic arthritis, according to a study presented at EULAR 2019.

Audrey Abella, 03 Jul 2019
The selective Janus kinase 1 inhibitor upadacitinib demonstrated sustained efficacy and safety beyond 12 weeks in patients with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who had inadequate response or were refractory to disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), according to the interim results of the ongoing extension phases of SELECT-NEXT* and SELECT-BEYOND** presented at EULAR 2019.
Elaine Soliven, 03 Jul 2019
Both inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and type 1 diabetes (T1D) are highly prevalent among patients who eventually develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA), indicating that these two conditions are potential risk factors for RA, according to a study presented at EULAR 2019.
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