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Arthritis anti-inflammatory treatment could halt immune system ‘storm’ to coronavirus

Could an arthritis drug be a breakthrough treatment for Covid? Doctors say anti-inflammatory treatment could halt the immune system ‘storm’ responsible for killing thousands Doctors say anti-inflammatory treatment tocilizumab could save lives It could be used to halt the immune system ‘storm’ that has killed thousands If successful, it would only be second drug proven to… Read More »

Tremfya (guselkumab) Approved by U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the First Selective Interleukin (IL)-23 Inhibitor for Active Psoriatic Arthritis

Print this page HORSHAM, PA, July 14, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tremfya (guselkumab) for adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a chronic progressive disease characterized by painful joints and skin inflammation.[1],[2] Tremfya is the first treatment… Read More »

Can arthritis flare up in hot weather

Emotions play a role in experiment comparing dewpoint to my perceived level of pain. I have started a simple OA, not RA. All docs cd say is a mistake. Arthritis is inflammation of the joints. The symptoms of arthritis include stiffness and joint pain. There are many types of arthritis. The two most common types… Read More »