Highlights and News

Can culinary medicine treat global obesity? What experts think - Medical News Today
Can culinary medicine treat global obesity? What experts think  Medical News Today
Treatments for coronavirus (COVID-19) - NHS Website
Treatments for coronavirus (COVID-19)  NHS Website
Study finds an increase in the proportion of adults in England diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis - News-Medical.Net
Study finds an increase in the proportion of adults in England diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis  News-Medical.Net
GSK provides update on ContRAst phase III programme for otilimab in the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis - GSK
GSK provides update on ContRAst phase III programme for otilimab in the treatment of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis  GSK
RA-MAP, molecular immunological landscapes in early rheumatoid arthritis and healthy vaccine recipients | Scientific Data - Nature.com
RA-MAP, molecular immunological landscapes in early rheumatoid arthritis and healthy vaccine recipients | Scientific Data  Nature.com
Rheumatoid arthritis could be treated by eating probiotic bacteria - New Scientist
Rheumatoid arthritis could be treated by eating probiotic bacteria  New Scientist
Highest-risk patients eligible for new COVID-19 treatments: a guide for patients - GOV.UK
Highest-risk patients eligible for new COVID-19 treatments: a guide for patients  GOV.UK
Report hails impact of new treatments and physiotherapy - National Health Executive
Report hails impact of new treatments and physiotherapy  National Health Executive
Pain intensity correlates with disease activity in RA - Medicine Matters rheumatology
Pain intensity correlates with disease activity in RA  Medicine Matters rheumatology
Defining the highest-risk clinical subgroups upon community infection with SARS-CoV-2 when considering the use of neutralising monoclonal antibodies (nMABs) and antiviral drugs: independent advisory group report - GOV.UK
Defining the highest-risk clinical subgroups upon community infection with SARS-CoV-2 when considering the use of neutralising monoclonal antibodies (nMABs) and antiviral drugs: independent advisory group report  GOV.UK
Risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes associated with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and immune-modifying therapies: a nationwide cohort study in the OpenSAFELY platform - The Lancet
Risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes associated with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases and immune-modifying therapies: a nationwide cohort study in the OpenSAFELY platform  The Lancet
Frailty may be reversible for some people with rheumatoid arthritis - Medical Xpress
Frailty may be reversible for some people with rheumatoid arthritis  Medical Xpress
Early onset of immune-mediated diseases in minority ethnic groups in the UK - BMC Medicine - BMC Medicine
Early onset of immune-mediated diseases in minority ethnic groups in the UK - BMC Medicine  BMC Medicine
All or something: Experts debate LDA vs. remission as a target in rheumatoid arthritis - Healio
All or something: Experts debate LDA vs. remission as a target in rheumatoid arthritis  Healio
New breakthrough in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis - University of Birmingham
New breakthrough in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis  University of Birmingham
Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Genetic or Hereditary? - Health Central
Is Rheumatoid Arthritis Genetic or Hereditary?  Health Central
Effect of a 2-week interruption in methotrexate treatment versus continued treatment on COVID-19 booster vaccine immunity in adults with inflammatory conditions (VROOM study): a randomised, open label, superiority trial - The Lancet
Effect of a 2-week interruption in methotrexate treatment versus continued treatment on COVID-19 booster vaccine immunity in adults with inflammatory conditions (VROOM study): a randomised, open label, superiority trial  The Lancet
Integrated single cell and spatial transcriptomics reveal autoreactive differentiated B cells in joints of early rheumatoid arthritis | Scientific Reports - Nature.com
Integrated single cell and spatial transcriptomics reveal autoreactive differentiated B cells in joints of early rheumatoid arthritis | Scientific Reports  Nature.com
Rheumatologist for psoriatic arthritis: How they can help - Medical News Today
Rheumatologist for psoriatic arthritis: How they can help  Medical News Today
X-Rays and Medical Imaging for Arthritis Diagnosis - Health Central
X-Rays and Medical Imaging for Arthritis Diagnosis  Health Central
US anti-abortion laws may restrict access to vital drug for autoimmune diseases, patient groups warn - The BMJ
US anti-abortion laws may restrict access to vital drug for autoimmune diseases, patient groups warn  The BMJ
Country policy and information note: medical treatment and healthcare, China, July 2022 (accessible) - GOV.UK
Country policy and information note: medical treatment and healthcare, China, July 2022 (accessible)  GOV.UK
COVID-19: guidance for people whose immune system means they are at higher risk - GOV.UK
COVID-19: guidance for people whose immune system means they are at higher risk  GOV.UK
Outcomes of coronavirus disease 19 patients with a history of rheumatoid arthritis: A retrospective registry‐based study in Iran - onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Outcomes of coronavirus disease 19 patients with a history of rheumatoid arthritis: A retrospective registry‐based study in Iran  onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Frailty common in rheumatoid arthritis, predicts mortality, hospitalization - Healio
Frailty common in rheumatoid arthritis, predicts mortality, hospitalization  Healio
Scientists hail autoimmune disease therapy breakthrough - The Guardian
Scientists hail autoimmune disease therapy breakthrough  The Guardian
What are the differences between arthritis and osteoporosis? - Medical News Today
What are the differences between arthritis and osteoporosis?  Medical News Today
Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine: increased risk of cardiovascular events when used with macrolide antibiotics; reminder of psychiatric reactions - GOV.UK
Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine: increased risk of cardiovascular events when used with macrolide antibiotics; reminder of psychiatric reactions  GOV.UK
Midfoot arthritis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment - Medical News Today
Midfoot arthritis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment  Medical News Today
Hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, in combination with macrolide antibiotics: review of epidemiological data for cardiovascular safety - GOV.UK
Hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, in combination with macrolide antibiotics: review of epidemiological data for cardiovascular safety  GOV.UK
Diet unlikely to ease progression of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis | BMJ - The BMJ
Diet unlikely to ease progression of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis | BMJ  The BMJ
Cardiovascular and Cancer Risk with Tofacitinib in Rheumatoid Arthritis | NEJM - nejm.org
Cardiovascular and Cancer Risk with Tofacitinib in Rheumatoid Arthritis | NEJM  nejm.org
European Project set to tackle RA through coordinated efforts - Labmate Online
European Project set to tackle RA through coordinated efforts  Labmate Online
Rheumatoid arthritis and the eyes: Impact and symptoms - Medical News Today
Rheumatoid arthritis and the eyes: Impact and symptoms  Medical News Today

Articles/peer reviewed publications and
Lay Summaries

  • B cell synovitis and clinical phenotypes in rheumatoid arthritis: relationship to disease stages and drug exposure.
    Rivellese F, Humby F, Bugatti S, Fossati-Jimack L, Rizvi H, Lucchesi D, Lliso-Ribera G, Nerviani A, Hands RE, Giorli G, Frias B, Thorborn G, Jaworska E, John C, Goldmann K, Lewis MJ, Manzo A, Bombardieri M, Pitzalis C; PEAC- R4RA investigators. 
    Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 Nov 29.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/art.41184
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