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New Insights into Chronic Inflammation and Atherosclerosis
... rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, lupus, ankylosing
spondylitis, polymyalgia and other diseases. Age, body mass index, family history of heart disease, and other traditional cardiovascular risk factors were similar in both groups. All specimens were evaluated, by light microscope, for evidence of chro...
Largest Ever Study of Genetics Behind Common Diseases Published
...autoimmune thyroid disease, multiple sclerosis and ankylosing
spondylitis, the results of which are expected later this year....
UK Scientists to Reveal Genetic Secrets Behind Serious Illnesses
...utoimmune thyroid disease, multiple sclerosis, and ankylosing
spondylitis, a chronic swelling of the joints. Cardiff psychiatrists taking part will reveal genetic variations which dictate the probability a person will develop bipolar disorder. "The genes will tell us which biological systems are involved and ...
Does Anti-TNF Therapy Control Ankylosis ?
...g in limited movement.// Spondylarthritis (SpA), ankylosing
spondylitis (AS), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and inflammatory bowel disease are all associated rheumatic diseases collectively known as "spondyloarthropathies".Aside from chronic inflammation, these conditions are all characterized by ankylosis, stif...
Monoclonal Antibody Reduces Exacerbations in Asthmatics
...e effective in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing
spondylitis, Crohn’s disease and psoriasis, but ineffective in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),” said Dr. Hansel. “Preliminary reports of efficacy in asthma patients with concomitant rheumatoid arthritis have been encouragi...
NICE supports application of advanced biological therapies as treatment option for acute psoriasis
... in children aged less than 4 years. Severe active ankylosing
spondylitis in adults who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy. Since the product was first introduced, serious infections, some involving death, have been reported in patients using ENBREL. Patients should tell their doctor if t...
Combination Therapy With ENBREL And Methotrexate Found Effective In RA Treatment
...t forms of arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing
spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and psoriasis have elevated levels of TNF in their body. The drug ENBREL is designed to block the effect of TNF, thereby enabling treatment. The drug combination was found to be superior when compared to either of ...
Ankylosing spondylitis may not be detected in children
spondylitis may be more common than thought of and...ata submitted by over 2000 patients suffering from ankylosing
spondylitis. The results of the study show that late diagnosis along with childhood onset of the dis...