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August has arrived and it appears that the Federal Governments “Warp Speed” COVID vaccine development program is moving forward at you guessed it, “Warp Speed”  The government’s effort to bring a vaccine to market in record time is impressive and reminiscent of previously successful government projects and a vaccine could actually be available late this fall. The effort should be applauded.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update

A vaccine is needed to prevent COVID-19 and reduce the associated morbidity and mortality from...

Hug Your Rheumatologist: The Shortage Is Coming

As advances are made in medical therapy for rheumatic disease, will there be rheumatologists available...

Back Pain and the Covid-19 Pandemic
Coronavirus 19 infection is a novel disease that has spread across the world. Since it is a new infection...

Rheumatoid Arthritis News

Rinvoq a JAK-1 Inhibitor - Advances Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Upadacitinib ABT-494, is a JAK-1 inhibitor which had been reported to be effective for the management...

Cimzia Plus Methotrexate Slow Disease Progression In Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who are at risk of a poor prognosis, had fewer signs of disease...

Telemedicine: Log on to Feel Better Through Virtual Visits

You’ve had a stuffy nose for about a week. It has become progressively more congested, and you now...

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Finding Words to Describe an Invisible Illness

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a painful, chronic inflammatory disease that can damage joints throughout...

Psoriatic Arthritis News

Biologics Offer Relief for People with Psoriasis

Vickie Wilkerson was working in her yard when she noticed a dry patch of skin on her upper left leg...

Management & Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis 

Advances in our understanding of psoriatic arthritis have led to earlier and more aggressive treatment of...

Drug Payment Assistance Programs for Rheumatoid & Psoriatic Arthritis

Managing a chronic disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is difficult...

 Pregnancy - Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

Women diagnosed with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis during the childbearing years may benefit from... 

Ankylosing Spondylitis News

Non- radiographic Ankylosing Spondylitis Symptoms Improved with Biologic Therapy

Non-radiographic (nr) ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is considered an early phase of AS that occurs...

Certolizumab pegol Effectiveness and Safety in a Real World 12 Month Study
Certolizumab pegol is an anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor antibody that decreases the increased levels of this...

 

Is Premature Atherosclerosis Associated With Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Atherosclerosis (ASCVD) or hardening of the arteries is associated with angina, heart attacks and strokes. 

 

Strong Association Between Uveitis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

According to two recently published studies, recognizing the association between uveitis and...

 

Health & Wellness News

Take To The Trails

I’m a runner. I’m not very fast, I do not own a fancy watch that tells me where I am or what my pace is...

Cervical Cancer Screening And Prevention Update
For more than 50 years, routine use of the Pap test to screen for cervical cancer has reduced deaths...

National Psoriasis Foundation Dietary Recommendations for Psoriatic Disease

The National Psoriasis Foundation has released dietary recommendations for adults with psoriasis...

 

The Role & Importance of Nutrition in SLE, RA, AS, PsA, and Chronic Inflammation

Nutrition is the cornerstone of healthy living. Hippocrates said, “Let food be thy medicine.”

 

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