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New results from first real-world study show comparable effectiveness and safety of Hospira’s InflectraTM (infliximab) in patients with rheumatic diseases switched from reference infliximab

New results from first real-world study show comparable effectiveness and safety of Hospira’s InflectraTM (infliximab) in patients with rheumatic diseases switched from reference infliximab

New biomarker may improve diagnosis of early-stage rheumatoid arthritis

New biomarker may improve diagnosis of early-stage rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers explain possibility of using biomarkers in children with JIA to predict status of disease

Researchers explain possibility of using biomarkers in children with JIA to predict status of disease

Polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (PJIA): an interview with Dr. Kramer, VP, Immunology and Infectious Diseases Medical Unit, Genentech

Polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (PJIA): an interview with Dr. Kramer, VP, Immunology and Infectious Diseases Medical Unit, Genentech

Death rates two times higher in postmenopausal women with anti-CCP and RA antibodies

Death rates two times higher in postmenopausal women with anti-CCP and RA antibodies

Hispanic mortality paradox found in RA patients

Hispanic mortality paradox found in RA patients

Mayo Clinic Cardio-Rheumatology Clinic created for catching heart disease early in arthritis patients

Mayo Clinic Cardio-Rheumatology Clinic created for catching heart disease early in arthritis patients

Delaying rheumatoid arthritis treatment could greatly increase likelihood of joint damage

Delaying rheumatoid arthritis treatment could greatly increase likelihood of joint damage

Study demonstrates efficacy of ARASHI method at evaluating radiographic joint damage in RA

Study demonstrates efficacy of ARASHI method at evaluating radiographic joint damage in RA

Study: Depression indicators are stronger predictors of work disability in early arthritis

Study: Depression indicators are stronger predictors of work disability in early arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis: an interview with Dr. Stan Naides, Medical Director, Quest Diagnostics

Rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis: an interview with Dr. Stan Naides, Medical Director, Quest Diagnostics

Rheumatoid arthritis blood tests launched by Quest Diagnostics

Rheumatoid arthritis blood tests launched by Quest Diagnostics

Watch out for Sjögren's syndrome in dry eye

Watch out for Sjögren's syndrome in dry eye

Overweight, smoking add to rheumatoid arthritis risk

Overweight, smoking add to rheumatoid arthritis risk

Patients with RA more likely to develop venous thromboembolism

Patients with RA more likely to develop venous thromboembolism

Plasma biomarker predicts rheumatoid arthritis onset

Plasma biomarker predicts rheumatoid arthritis onset

Patients over 45 years with history of early menopause 50% less likely to develop severe RA

Patients over 45 years with history of early menopause 50% less likely to develop severe RA

Functional disability impacts educational attainment in children with JIA

Functional disability impacts educational attainment in children with JIA

Juvenile Arthritis patients may have difficulties achieving educational success

Juvenile Arthritis patients may have difficulties achieving educational success

Heart disease risk assessment tools often underestimate CVD danger faced by RA patients

Heart disease risk assessment tools often underestimate CVD danger faced by RA patients