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Tocilizumab Reduces LDL-C in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
LDL-C was reduced in RA patients who took tocilizumab compared to placebo in a study published in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
Tofacitinib Can Improve Cardiovascular Health in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Rheumatoid arthritis patients have increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but tofacitinib can reduce these issues, according to research published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Balance and Gait Provide Useful Tips for Patient Health
You can tell a lot about a person by the way they walk, the way they sit, and the way they conduct themselves in general. Recent research has also shown that signs of potential health issues can be seen when watching a person move.
Promising Phase 3 Trial Results for Ixekizumab for the Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis
Patients in the SPIRIT-P1 trial with active psoriatic arthritis treated with ixekizumab achieved significant improvement as measured by ACR20 compared to patients who received placebo.
New Report Names Highest, Lowest Paid Specialties
A new report shows specialists made close to $300,000 on average last year, with primary care doctors earning just less than $200,000. However, those figures vary widely depending on specialty.
Genetic Mutation Linked to Increased Neuropathic Pain
A new study has found evidence that a specific genetic mutation may cause afflicted patients to feel more intense neuropathic pain.

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