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Novartis Arthritis Drug Generates Positive Late-Stage Trial Results

From wsj.com

ZURICH-A drug developed by Novartis AG significantly improved the symptoms of patients with a debilitating inflammatory disease, according to data presented by the Swiss pharmaceutical giant on Saturday, setting up the prospect of another big-selling product for its portfolio.

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5 days
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Press - News - 616 - Tai Chi And Spondyloarthritis

From spondylitis.org

Ankylosing spondylitis, spondyloarthritis and related disease information, education and support. Ankylosing spondylitis and spondyloarthritis symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, medication, educational materials, brochures. Axial spondyloarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis patient support, message boards, physician resources and more. SAA is a non-profit organization and we were the first and remain the largest resource for…

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3 months

Biosimilar CT-P13 matches infliximab in improving ankylosing spondylitis disease activity

From sciencedaily.com

ew data presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) show that the newly-approved infliximab biosimilar CT-P13 achieves statistically similar improvements in disease activity, disability and mobility in patients with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) compared to its original reference product infliximab (INX).

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5 months
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Acupuncture Does Help for Chronic Pain

From medpagetoday.com

Acupuncture provides more relief from various types of chronic pain than does usual care and should be considered a valid therapeutic option, the authors of a meta-analysis concluded.

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about 2 years
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Why Your Joints Hurt When the Weather Changes - weather.com

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Follow @anniehauser Blame it on the barometric pressure: Any change in pressure, or the weight of the air pressing against the surface of the earth, can trigger joint pain or headaches in some people. So when your great-aunt said she could "feel" a storm coming on, she was likely right.

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12 days
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Fighting Chronic Disease With Your Smartphone: Video

From bloomberg.com

Vida Founder and CEO Stephanie Tilenius and Aspect Ventures Co-Founder Jennifer Fonstad discuss chronic disease health apps for the smartphone. They speak on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)

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24 days
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Press - News - 614 - First Biosimilar Approved

From spondylitis.org

Ankylosing spondylitis, spondyloarthritis and related disease information, education and support. Ankylosing spondylitis and spondyloarthritis symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, medication, educational materials, brochures. Axial spondyloarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis patient support, message boards, physician resources and more. SAA is a non-profit organization and we were the first and remain the largest resource for…

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4 months
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Spinal Fracture Complications, Mortality Up With Ankylosing Spondylitis

From hcplive.com

WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Spinal fracture patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) disorders have higher complication and mortality rates, compared with control patients, according to a study published in the May 1 issue of The Spine Journal. L.

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6 months
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Study: Shingles vaccine safe for patients on immune-suppressing drugs

From cnn.com

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the latest stories from CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen and the CNN Medical Unit producers. They\'ll share news and views on health and medical trends - info that will help you take better care of yourself and the…

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over 2 years