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Rheumatoid arthritis market

2016-07-13T09:07:46+01:00 2009-9-1|Categories: Artrite Reumatóide|

Jeffrey G. Stoll & Uma Yasothan Abstract Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic inflammatory disease that affects ~0.8% of the adult population worldwide. Ver artigo completo

Rheumatoid arthritis and smoking: putting the pieces together

2016-10-16T12:02:17+01:00 2009-8-3|Categories: Artrite Reumatóide|

Zsuzsanna Baka, Edit Buzás and György Nagy Abstract Besides atherosclerosis and lung cancer, smoking is considered to play a major role in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. It has long been known that there is a connection between rheumatoid factor-positive rheumatoid arthritis and cigarette smoking. Recently, an important gene–environment interaction has been revealed; that is, carrying specific HLA-DRB1 alleles [...]

Etanercept for patients with RA: more is not always better

2016-07-13T09:09:25+01:00 2009-1-5|Categories: Artrite Reumatóide|

Joel M Kremer Abstract Weinblatt and colleagues have studied the efficacy and safety of etanercept 50 mg twice weekly in comparison with etanercept 50 mg once weekly in patients with longstanding rheumatoid arthritis. The study failed to demonstrate any clinically meaningful or statistically significant benefit of the use of the twice weekly dosage. There was also [...]