Arthritis & Rheumatism

How should biosimilars be used to treat rheumatic diseases?

Products that are "biosimilar" or interchangeable with a licensed biological product hold considerable promise for the treatment of a variety of medical conditions such as rheumatic diseases, and possibly at a reduced cost. ...

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Rheumatic diseases associated with increased dementia risk

(HealthDay)—Patients with various rheumatic diseases have an increased risk of dementia, according to a study published online Dec. 15 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Steroid injection betters hand function with carpal tunnel

(HealthDay)—Local steroid injection is effective for treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and improves hand function, according to a small study published online Sept. 13 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Vitamin D deficiency tied to neuropathic pain

(HealthDay)—Vitamin D deficiency may be associated with increased neuropathic pain (NP) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Aug. 31 in the International Journal of Rheumatic ...

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