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Lipid lowering effective in inflammatory joint disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with inflammatory joint disease (IJD), including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis, respond as well to statin therapy as those without these conditions, researchers report in a May 10th on-line paper in Arthritis & Rheumatism. Dr....

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Rilonacept down but not out for gout flare prevention

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – On May 8, a panel of advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration unanimously voted against rilonacept (Arcalyst, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals) for use in gout prevention, based on studies that only tested the drug for 16 weeks. Complete data for one of those trials, the...

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Hand surgery helpful for RA associated deformities

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Both hand function and appearance are improved in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients with severe deformities treated by silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty (SMPA), researchers report in an April 17th on-line paper in Arthritis Care & Research. Dr. Kevin C. Chung...