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Vascular and Heart Issues in Rheumatic Disease

NSAIDs are associated with acute myocardial infarction, research shows. In this slideshow, we feature this and other recent studies. (©Lightspring/Shutterstock.com)

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Vaccine efficacy in RA, biosimilar safety and the danger of steroid injections for knee osteoarthritis top this week's research roundup. In this slideshow, we feature these and other recent research findings from the key journals.

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Clinical trial shows that switching from the infliximab originator to its biosimilar does not compromise safety or effectiveness of treatment.

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A Lyme arthritis diagnosis requires a two-step testing approach. False positives are complex and common.

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Despite monthly dosing regimen and long half-life of fulranumab, patients experienced pain relief within a short period of time.

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The combination therapy only slightly outperformed standard corticosteroid treatment in a trial for juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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This week, researchers reported that NSAIDs are associated with a risk of acute myocardial infarction. In this slideshow, we feature this and other recent studies on cardiovascular and vascular-related issues of rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.

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The combination of alcohol and methotrexate is generally frowned upon, but a new study suggests alcohol in small quantities may be OK.

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