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Press - News - 614 - First Biosimilar Approved

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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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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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about 2 years
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Abbott to Present Wide Range of Investigational Efficacy, Safety and Health Outcomes Data on HUMIRA® (Adalimumab) at the Annual Meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism

From marketwatch.com

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Abbott scientists and independent researchers will highlight the latest investigational research findings on HUMIRA® (adalimumab) at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress in Berlin, Germany, from 6-9 June, 2012.

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about 2 years
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Ankylosing spondylitis and spondyloarthritis patients worsen their condition by smoking

By dailyRx — From dailyrx.com

— A little over half a century ago, cigarettes were not seen as a danger. Some doctors even recommended them. Today, we know that cigarettes are linked to a variety of health problems, including arthritis.
According to a recent study, people who smoked developed inflammatory back pain earlier than…

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about 2 years

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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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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almost 2 years
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CHANGING YOUR DIET

By Spondylitis Association of America — From spondylitis.org

— Today, magazine articles and web pages bombard us with claims about special diets, foods, or supplements that can cause or cure our arthritis. It is appealing that there are simple answers to a complicated disease like spondylitis, but unfortunately, most claims for cure-all diets…

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over 2 years