Vaccination

High Dose Flu Shot Best for Rheumatoid Arthritis

January 28, 2020

In patients with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis, high-dose trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (HD-TIV) is safe and more immunogenic than standard-dose quadrivalent influenza vaccine (SD-QIV), say researchers writing in The Lancet Rheumatology.

16 Vaccine Recommendations for Rheumatic Patients

November 06, 2019

In this slideshow, we take a look at vaccination recommendations recently published in the journal Best Practice & Research Clinical Rheumatology .

Influenza Vaccination in RA: Update From ACR 2018

October 31, 2018

A strategy to boost the immune response to vaccination in patients with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis.

Vaccine Efficacy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

April 09, 2018

How to ensure your patients with RA receive the vaccines they need when immunosuppressive therapy complicates the picture.

Vaccine May Prevent Shingles in Rheumatoid Arthritis

September 12, 2017

The live varicella-zoster vaccine may be effective in patients with RA who are starting treatment with tofacitinib.

Research Roundup: Vaccine Efficacy in Rheumatoid Arthritis

May 19, 2017

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.

A Moving Target in RA: Vaccine Recommendations

February 29, 2016

Patients with rheumatic disease are undervaccinated, but education and communication can help boost vaccination rates.

Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine Appears Safe for Females With JIA

June 13, 2014

(EULAR 2014) Analysis of 7-month results show few problems and great benefit for the Gardasil vaccine against human papilloma virus in girls or young women with juvenile arthritis.

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