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2011-06-08 11:07:00

NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the major annual rheumatology conferences, the European League Against Rheumatism's Congress (EULAR), was held May 25-28 in London. Citeline, Inc., reviewed the trends and highlights from clinical trial results reported at EULAR, noting that approved biologics in rheumatoid arthritis dominated the program, comprising roughly 25% of clinical trial abstracts presented. Updates from long-term trials for approved biologics in RA--including...

2011-05-25 15:14:53

Study findings suggest that it may be possible to identify candidates Data presented today at the EULAR 2011 Annual Congress demonstrated that initial treatment with adalimumab (Humira, ADA) plus methotrexate in early RA patients can provide high levels of disease control in many patients, and may also offer the opportunity to change future treatment options for some. Results of a study of 1032 patients with early (less than one year), active RA initially assessed response to treatment after...

2011-05-10 08:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott's (NYSE: ABT) HUMIRA® (adalimumab) met its primary endpoint of clinical remission in a Phase III study of adult patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis. Results were presented at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) scientific conference in Chicago. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and ulceration in the lining of the colon or large intestine. It is estimated...

2011-05-09 13:44:40

Health outcomes explored at DDW 2011 Adalimumab (ADA), a drug often prescribed for women with Crohn's disease, actively crosses the placenta during the final trimester of pregnancy and remains in a newborn's bloodstream for at least three months, researchers at the University of California San Francisco have found. The new study has implications for pregnant women and their obstetricians and pediatricians because ADA is known to decrease the immune system's ability to fight infection. Infants...

2011-05-09 07:00:00

CHICAGO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New study findings showed that treatment with STELARA® (ustekinumab) induced and maintained clinical response in patients with moderate to severe Crohn's disease who had previously failed or were intolerant to at least one tumor necrosis factor (TNF) antagonist. Investigators presented findings from a Phase 2b study at Digestive Disease Week, which showed nearly 40 percent of patients receiving STELARA 6 mg/kg achieved clinical...

2011-04-20 06:24:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Diluted earnings per share, excluding specified items, were $0.91, reflecting 12.3 percent growth. Diluted earnings per share under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) were $0.55, including costs associated with acquisition integration, cost-reduction initiatives and acquired in-process R&D. Worldwide sales increased 17.4...

2011-04-15 15:39:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Actemra (tocilizumab), given alone or in combination with methotrexate, for the treatment of active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) in children ages 2 years and older. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) SJIA, or Still's disease, is a rare, potentially life-threatening disorder in children that causes severe inflammation throughout the...

2011-03-30 17:04:40

The American College of Rheumatology has developed new guidelines for starting and monitoring treatments for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. These are the first JIA guidelines endorsed by the ACR, with the goal of broad acceptance within the rheumatology community. Created as a guide for health care providers, the guidelines focus on the initiation and safety monitoring of multiple medications used in the treatment of JIA, including:     * Non-steroidal...

2011-03-08 15:35:49

Combination therapy for rheumatoid arthritis has consistent safety profile A recent trial of rituximab in combination with a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitor and methotrexate (MTX) in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) found the safety profile to be consistent with other RA trials with TNF inhibitors. While the trial reported no new safety risks, clear evidence of an efficacy advantage in RA patients receiving the combination therapy was not observed in this study sample....

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2011-03-04 18:55:00

Pfizer Inc. said on Friday that its rheumatoid arthritis drug met the main goals of a late-stage clinical trial. The drug is one of the most important in Pfizer's pipeline.  The company said the safety profile of the drug was consistent with that seen previously in the clinical program. The trial showed the drug reduced the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis by a statistically significant amount, compared with a placebo at six months. The trial tested the drug in patients with...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.