Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis News

  • Psoriasis Tied to Higher Risk of Serious Liver Disease People with chronic inflammatory disorders like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis may have an increased risk of developing serious liver damage, a recent study suggests.
  • ACR JAK-1 Inhibitor Effective for RA, but Safety Signal Troubles The oral JAK-1 inhibitor upadacitinib is showing a strong response in active rheumatoid arthritis that has responded inadequately to biologics; however, concern lingers about venous thrombotic events.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Perspective

  • From San Diego, A Great Debate on Biosimilars   Dr Jonathan Kay provides an overview of news and views on biosimilars to be presented at ACR 2017.
  • Top News From ACR 2017: Slideshow A highly anticipated trial probing the benefit of stopping methotrexate for 2 weeks after flu vaccination to boost immune response in RA patients is among the meeting highlights.