RoActemra Could Change The Current Standard Of Treatment For People Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Main Category: Arthritis / Rheumatology
Also Included In: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials;  Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry
Article Date: 28 May 2011 – 0:00 PDT

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Roche announced new data from the ACT-RAY study, presented at the European League Against Rheumatism congress. The results demonstrated that in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), RoACTEMRA (tocilizumab, known as ACTEMRA outside Europe) alone had comparable clinical efficacy to RoACTEMRA plus methotrexate (MTX). The safety profile of RoACTEMRA was consistent with previous clinical trials.

New Data For Cimzia® (Certolizumab Pegol) Showed A Rapid Clinical Response Across A Broad Population Of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients

Main Category: Arthritis / Rheumatology
Also Included In: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials;  Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry
Article Date: 28 May 2011 – 0:00 PDT

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UCB announced data which showed that the addition of Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) to current therapy was associated with a rapid and consistent clinical response in a diverse group of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. Consistent efficacy was observed across patients taking certolizumab pegol whether they had previously received TNF inhibitors or not and whether they received certolizumab pegol monotherapy* or with concomitant DMARDs. The results are from a subgroup** analysis of the REALISTIC (RA Evaluation in Subjects Receiving TNF Inhibitor Certolizumab Pegol) study, presented during the Annual Meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) in London, May 25-28.

Insurance Status Affects Access To Dental Appointments

Main Category: Dentistry
Also Included In: Pediatrics / Children’s Health;  Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP
Article Date: 23 May 2011 – 10:00 PDT

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A study using research assistants who posed as mothers of a 10-year-old boy with a fractured front tooth seeking an urgent dental appointment measured dentists’ willingness to provide treatment to children with Medicaid/CHIP versus private insurance.

Man Fined £10,000 For Illegal Sale Of Lifestyle Drugs, UK

Main Category: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs
Also Included In: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation
Article Date: 27 May 2011 – 10:00 PDT

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A 27-year-old man from Uxbridge in northwest London was yesterday (26 May 2011) fined £10,000 at Southwark Crown Court for selling unlicensed medicines for erectile dysfunction.

Saranjit Bhambra pleaded guilty on 26 April 2011 to one offence of selling medicinal products that contain ingredients found in medicines that can only be supplied with a prescription or by a qualified pharmacist.

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Patients With RA Or Fibromyalgia Benefit From Yoga

Main Category: Arthritis / Rheumatology
Also Included In: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine;  Fibromyalgia
Article Date: 27 May 2011 – 2:00 PDT

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Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis who practice yoga showed statistically significant improvements in disease activity, according to a small study presented at the EULAR 2011 Annual Congress.

Rheumatology In Pregnancy Treated Differently By Clinitians, UK Survey Shows

Main Category: Pregnancy / Obstetrics
Also Included In: Arthritis / Rheumatology;  Women’s Health / Gynecology
Article Date: 27 May 2011 – 3:00 PDT

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This study, which is one of the first of its kind, collated responses from rheumatologists (52% consultants) and obstetricians (94% consultants) on the subject of patient education on safe treatments for use during pregnancy, the existence of local guidelines on treating this patient population, and recorded HCP use of several individual drugs used during the pre-conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding period.

78% Of Seniors Surveyed Who Try To Estimate Out-Of-Pocket Medical Costs In Advance Do It With Accuracy At Least “Sometimes”

Main Category: Seniors / Aging
Also Included In: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP;  Health Insurance / Medical Insurance
Article Date: 24 May 2011 – 5:00 PDT

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A survey of 377 seniors 65 and older showed that 41%1 try to estimate in advance their out-of-pocket costs for medical appointments, services and treatments and of those who try, 78% get it right at least “sometimes” with more than one third getting it right “most of the time.” Still, slightly less than half of respondents said they specifically ask about the prices of medical services in advance and just 13% have ever tried to negotiate the price of a medical service with a provider.

Statement From HHS Deputy Secretary Bill Corr On Retrospective Review Of Existing Rules

Main Category: Medicare / Medicaid / SCHIP
Article Date: 26 May 2011 – 10:00 PDT

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