Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Arthritis drug presents promise as treatment for COVID-19 pneumonia

UC San Diego Health has launched a Phase III clinical trial, part of a global effort, to assess whether a medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory disorders might also have therapeutic value for ...

Cardiology

Rheumatoid arthritis patients remain unaware of CV risk

(HealthDay)—Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have low awareness about associated cardiovascular (CV) risk, according to a study published online April 20 in ACR Open Rheumatology.

Medical research

Piecing together the puzzle of autoimmune disease

After cancer and heart disease, the most common group of diseases in the U.S. are autoimmune diseases, which occur when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body's own organs, tissues and cells.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Light helps arthritis treatments target joints

Although today's rheumatoid arthritis treatments can reduce symptoms, they often come with serious side effects. Results from a new mouse study suggest that a new light-activated drug delivery method helps confine treatments ...

Other

Coronavirus boosts sales for French pharma giant Sanofi

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi said Friday that its first quarter sales surged in part due to stockpiling of the painkiller Doliprane, as other companies around the world struggle during the coronavirus pandemic.

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