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Rheumatoid arthritis researchers redefine remission

ATLANTA — The American College of Rheumatology today announced the release of two new provisional definitions of rheumatoid arthritis remission, which are to be applied to future RA clinical trials.
According to research presented in the March …

Fostamatinib proven to be safe but not effective

In a previous study, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who failed to respond to methotrexate were shown to experience positive results with fostamatinib disodium (R788), an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (Syk) inhibitor that is thought to block immune…

When you can’t walk fast enough to cross busy streets

CHICAGO — When a traffic light at a busy intersection flashes the WALK sign, people with knee osteoarthritis worry they can’t walk fast enough to make it across the street in time. New Northwestern Medicine research shows people with this common a…