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Microbiomes More in Flux in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:53

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are more likely to see dramatic shifts in the make-up of the community of microbes in their gut than healthy people, according to the...

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How Does Psoriatic Arthritis Affect Diabetes Risk?

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:48

The prevalence of diabetes is higher in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA), with greater PsA activity correlating with a higher risk of developing the disease, according to...

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Study: Invasive Bacteria Links Arthritis and Crohn Disease

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 16:37

A new study identified a bacterial connection between Crohn disease and peripheral spondyloarthritis (SpA) in the form of Escherichia coli (E coli).

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Abundant Gut Bacteria in Crohn's Disease Linked to Spondyloarthritis

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 16:06

High levels of a type of E. coli found in patients with Crohn’s disease triggers inflammation associated with spondyloarthritis, according to a study published in ...

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Bone Fractures More Likely to Occur in Psoriasis, PsA Patients

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 13:58

Individuals who have psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis are at a significantly higher risk of also suffering bone fractures, particularly in their hip and vertebrae, according to a...

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FDA Approves Psoriasis Systemic Therapy 

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 13:04

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Siliq injection (brodalumab; Valeant Pharmaceuticals) for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis who...

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Smoking Elevates Risk Factors in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 10:49

New findings reveal an association between smoking and the concurrent presence of multiple rheumatoid arthritis (RA)-related autoantibodies, rather than only anti-citrullinated...

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Psoriasis Biologics Pioneer Talks Access, Efficacy, and Outcomes Measures

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 09:38

Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD, has played an intrinsic role in the evolution of the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Her research, using targeted immunobiologics as...

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Perioperative Immune Suppression Management in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 09:12

ABSTRACT: Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at higher risk of septic and thromboembolic complications after surgery. While these patients’ cases...

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Newly Identified T-cell in RA Patients May Leapfrog Autoimmune Treatment Development

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 15:53

An entirely new type of T-cell found in people with rheumatoid arthritis works in a unique way to drive disease processes in the joints by teaming up with other immune cells. The...

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