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Inflammatory Disease Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat multiple chronic inflammatory diseases.
Another Biosimilar Gets a Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved another biosimilar. This one is meant to treat multiple conditions that affect the immune system.
Green Light for Biosimilar to Humira
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved its fourth biosimilar.
Second Biosimilar Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the second-ever biosimilar, and it's meant to treat multiple conditions that affect the immune system.
Understanding Autoimmune Disorders
A healthy and functioning immune system is central to your body’s ability to protect itself from bacteria, viruses, toxins and even cancerous cells. Unfortunately, it is possible for the immune system to go overboard when trying to protect the body.
No Safety Surprises from Humira
Humira (adalimumab) is a medication used to treat a variety of diseases. As the medication is being prescribed to more and more patients, researchers wanted to see if there were any side effects they didn't know about before.
Dental Health and Psoriatic Arthritis
Inflammation causes joint pain in people with psoriatic arthritis. It is also related to dental health. Does this make people with psoriatic arthritis at risk for dental health problems?
Arthritis Drug has Dizzying Side Effects
Despite decades of use, methotrexate (sold as Rheumatrex and Trexall) remains a first-choice drug for treating conditions like rheumatoid arthritis. But some side effects lead patients to stop taking the drug.
Shingles Vaccine Safe for More Patients
People taking immunity-suppressing drugs are currently advised against the live-virus shingles vaccine because there is concern that it could lead to shingles, for this population.
Arthritis Drugs may Affect Liver
While medications can help control your psoriatic arthritis, some drugs can harm parts of your body. It seems that TNF inhibitors may be one of those drugs.