Tag: health

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Recommendations Issued about Biosimilar Usage for Rheumatic Diseases

The treatment of choice for rheumatic diseases has traditionally been the use of biological agents called bio-originators. These agents are derived from microorganisms, animals or humans. The increasing cost of these agents has put effective treatment out of the reach of many disease sufferers. A group of international rheumatologists, patient representatives and specialists in related […]

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Smoke Exposure in Childhood Can Boost Chances of Getting RA

As a follow-up to my previous blog, I’d also like to talk about another interesting finding that was presented at the conference: secondhand smoke exposure from cigarettes in childhood can boost chances of getting rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

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