FDA Approves Etanercept Biosimilar for Arthritis Indications

April 30, 2019


The TNF-inhibitor biosimilar was shown to fare similarly to the marketed therapy in a 52-week efficacy trial.

DMARD Initiation Benefits Vascular Function In Patients With Early Arthritis

October 24, 2018


The findings led the team to believe a focus on treatment strategy, rather than disease activity, is more indicative of aortic distensibility improvement.

Evidence Adds to Cardiac Dangers from Ibuprofen, Diclofenac Use

March 21, 2017


NSAIDs may help a variety of painful conditions, but come with heart risks.

A Year in Review: All About Fibromyalgia

December 27, 2016


Between daily news and conferences around the country, it was a busy year in fibromyalgia research.

Women With Spondyloarthritis Face Increased Risk of Uveitis, Other Conditions

November 13, 2016


A new study out of Ireland examined the prevalence of extra-articular manifestations in axial spondyloarthritis, and found that women were at significantly higher risk for inflammatory bowel disease and uveitis than men.

Study Bolsters Link Between Psoriatic Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

November 08, 2016


A single-center cross-sectional study has found elevated rates of fibromyalgia in patients with various forms of arthritis, including psoriatic arthritis. It joins previous studies that observed that the two painful conditions sometimes coincide.

Insomnia Is a Serious Comorbidity for People with Chronic Pain

October 24, 2016


Many patients with a variety of chronic pain conditions think negatively about how it will affect their sleep – which ends up leading to worse sleep outcomes. A study from the University of Warwick in England shows just how powerful these negative thoughts are.

Breakthrough First Step in Brain-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

October 17, 2016


Fibromyalgia is notoriously difficult to diagnose. But a new study from the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) may have found a brain signature that red flags the disease.

Fibromyalgia Medication Can Potentially Relieve IBS-Related Pain

October 17, 2016


Patients experiencing pain from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) might find relief from an unlikely source.

Clinical Trial Confirms Swimming as Pain Soothing Exercise for Fibromyalgia

August 22, 2016


“Physical exercise is an essential component of any treatment for fibromyalgia, and plenty of studies have demonstrated that low-impact aerobic exercise offers the most benefits," said Jamil Natour, MD, PhD.