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Researchers have made an important discovery that may lead to new treatment for patients with bullous pemphigoid, a chronic autoimmune skin disease causing blisters.

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The elderly can build lower limb bone strength with habitual weight-bearing exercises, not medium or low impact exercise, research shows.

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Some biologics produce hypersensitivity reactions more than others, but for most, the events are low, researchers report.

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Methotrexate is "dramatically" underutilized, prescribed at suboptimal levels, prescribed for too short of periods and is not administered correctly, researchers report.


Patients fail to report adverse drug reactions due to poor awareness, but when they do speak up, it’s to prevent others from suffering.


Psoriatic spondyloarthritis forms part of the spondyloarthritis spectrum, between peripheral-only psoriatic arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.


Study supports associations between crystal deposition disease, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.

The expanded National Bone Health Alliance definition of osteoporosis may better identify those at elevated fracture risk.

Adalimumab improves function and quality of life for patients with uveitis, shows a study presented at 2015 ACR/ARHP.

IL-6 inhibitors sarilumab, an investigational drug, and tocilizumab, an established treatment in RA, are equally safe, shows two studies presented at ACR/ARHP 2015.


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