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FDA Public Meeting on the Reauthorization of the Biosimilar User Fee Act (BsUFA) for Fiscal Years 2018 Through FY 2022

During a public meeting held Friday by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) expressed its support for reauthorization of the Biosimilar User Fee Act (BsUFA) and called for performance goals that...
11-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

2015 ACR Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Now Available Online

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) released its 2015 Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) during the 2015 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The guideline is designed for use by both rheumatologists and other...
10-Nov-2015 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ozone Gas Injections May Do the Trick for Knee Osteoarthritis Sufferers

Injecting ozone gas into the knee reduces pain and improves functioning and quality of life in people with knee osteoarthritis, according to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in San Francisco
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Can Weight Loss Surgery Increase Quality of Life for People with Osteoarthritis?

Massive weight loss following bariatric (weight loss) surgery has the potential to greatly improve the quality of life for patients suffering from osteoarthritis, according to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology...
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

People with Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Change Anti-TNF Inhibitors for Non-Medical Reasons at Increased Risk for More Symptoms and Disease Activity

People with well-controlled rheumatoid arthritis who change anti-TNF inhibitors due to non-medical reasons — such as increased copay, change of insurance, job loss, or other economic factors — are at a higher risk to develop increased symptoms...
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Weight Loss Surgery May Improve Symptoms of Psoriasis and Psoiatic Arthritis

Excessive weight loss aided by bariatric (weight loss) surgery has been linked to improved symptoms in people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology...
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

2-Year Clinical Trial Shows Joint Injections with Steroids Are Ineffective in Reducing Progression of Knee Osteoarthritis

Injections of corticosteroids in the knee joints appear to be safe, but not effective, according to the findings of a two-year clinical trial presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

It’s More Than a Strong Handshake: Resistance Training Helps Ease Hand Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Resistance strength training reduces pain and increases function and treatment satisfaction in people with hand osteoarthritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in San...
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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