AbbVie provides update on Rinvoq for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in the U.S

AbbVie announced an update to the U.S. Prescribing Information and Medication Guide for Rinvoq (upadacitinib) for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This update follows a Drug Safety Communication (DSC) issued on 1 September, 2021 by the FDA following its final review of the post-marketing study, ORAL Surveillance, evaluating Xeljanz (tofacitinib) in patients with RA. […]

New comprehensive phase III data show first-in-class Tremfya provided durable improvements in measures of psoriatic arthritis through two years – Johnson & Johnson

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced comprehensive efficacy and safety data from the DISCOVER–2 trial of Tremfya (guselkumab) were published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, representing the final results of the first two-year clinical trial investigating a selective interleukin (IL)-23 inhibitor therapy in active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Results show a majority of Tremfya-treated biologic-naïve adult patients with active […]

Cognitive behavior therapy conducted by telephone may ease arthritis-related insomnia

A new study revealed that a talk therapy practice conducted by telephone could help older adults who have arthritis-related insomnia sleep better. The study was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Why does this matter? Insomnia is a difficulty in falling or staying asleep. It affects more than 14 million Americans aged 65 and older. It may lead to daytime problems […]

Evrysdi approved by European Commission as first and only at home treatment for spinal muscular atrophy – Roche

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