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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.
FDA Authorizes Rapid, Affordable at-Home Testing for COVID-19

A COVID-19 test that takes 15 minutes and can be run without lab equipment was just granted emergency...

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...

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...

Rheumatoid Nodules - What You Need to Know
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, and, as such, it can affect the entire body, particularly...
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Finding Words to Describe an Invisible Illness

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

Coping With Medications: Steroid, DMARD, NSAID Side Effects

Several medications have been shown to be effective treating autoimmune disease and inflammatory...

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...

Exercise With Inflammatory Arthritis and Chronic Inflammatory Conditions

With or without inflammatory arthritis exercise is critical to maintaining overall health. 

 Pregnancy - Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

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

Individuals With Psoriasis Have Increased Cancer Risk

Having psoriasis is associated with an increased risk of cancer, according to a new review of studies.

Ankylosing Spondylitis News

Supplement With Care

Maybe you’re thinking that dietary supplements—vitamins and herbs—sound like a healthy addition to your...

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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