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2014-10-29 16:28:36

Payers Employ a Variety of Cost-Control Measures to Manage the Utilization of Premium-Priced RA Agents, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that although 80 percent of surveyed rheumatologists currently prescribe Pfizer's Xeljanz for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), it is usually used in later lines of therapy. Physicians most frequently cite limited formulary coverage and reimbursement...

2014-10-29 12:30:01

New endurance program unites psoriatic disease community and cycling enthusiasts to find a cure PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cyclists with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and the people who love them now have a new way to find a cure with the National Psoriasis Foundation Team NPF Cycle program, launching today on World Psoriasis Day. National Psoriasis Foundation Team NPF Cycle, presented by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, is an endurance...

2014-10-27 08:31:22

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, announced today it raised more than $1,051,000 in one day for the Arthritis Foundation during its fourth annual Healing Hands for Arthritis event. Since 2011, Healing Hands for Arthritis has raised over $3 million for the Arthritis Foundation to help find a cure for the 50 million adults and 300,000 children affected by...

2014-10-23 08:35:44

PHOENIX, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research has published a study on multimodal treatment programs for OsteoArthritis of the knee. Arrowhead Health Centers of Arizona is home to the leading multimodal OsteoArthritis treatment program, offering patients an alternative to knee replacement and other invasive surgeries. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153932LOGO The study found that all patients had an increase in function,...

2014-10-21 12:32:36

Veterinary experts available to share tips on managing arthritis in pets SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's normal for our dogs and cats to slow down a bit as they age. But when they begin having difficulty walking or even lowering their heads to eat, they may be exhibiting signs of arthritis, a disease that can be debilitating--but one that can also be managed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153431 In the latest video from the American...

2014-10-20 12:30:31

Canadian golf icon and ALEVE(®) spokesperson encourages Canadians to break free from their pain TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Eight-time PGA Tour winner Mike Weir was in Toronto today to talk about breaking free from the pain of arthritis. In partnership with ALEVE and The Arthritis Society, Weir shared his own story that took him from the top of his game to one of the most challenging periods of his life. After a 2011 golfing accident led to an elbow injury that later...

2014-10-20 12:30:16

DALLAS, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Gouty Arthritis (Gout) - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 market research report as well as EpiCast Report: Gout - Epidemiology Forecast to 2023 to the pharmaceuticals segment of its online library. The Gouty Arthritis (Gout) - Pipeline Review, H2 2014 [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/311359-gouty-arthritis-gout-pipeline-review-h2-2014.html ] market research report provides comprehensive information on...

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2014-10-20 03:00:01

Provided by Dawn Peters, Wiley No signs of disabling spinal arthritis in Egyptian mummies Ankylosing spondylitis is a systemic disease that causes inflammation in the spinal joints and was thought to have affected members of the ancient Egyptian royal families. Now a new study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), refutes that claim, finding instead a degenerative spinal condition called diffuse idiopathic skeletal...

2014-10-20 08:31:57

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AnaptysBio, Inc., a leader in the discovery and development of therapeutic antibodies, today announced the appointment of Marco Londei, M.D. as Chief Development Officer. Dr. Londei will lead the preclinical and clinical development of AnaptysBio's proprietary antibody pipeline. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111205/SF16052LOGO "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Londei to AnaptysBio's executive leadership team," said Hamza Suria,...

2014-10-17 23:02:09

A California man filed a class action lawsuit against Immunex and Caremark CVS alleging that the pharmacy fails to properly refrigerate best-selling drug Enbrel when filling a mail order Caremark prescription. As a result, thousands of seniors and disabled persons may be using Enbrel that, based on the manufacturer’s own guidelines, should not be used and should be discarded immediately; the plaintiff further alleges that the unapproved Enbrel is ineffective in treating his arthritis...


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