Tag Archives: Arthritis

FDA Approves Rinvoq (upadacitinib), an Oral JAK Inhibitor for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

FDA Approves Rinvoq (upadacitinib), an Oral JAK Inhibitor for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis Print this page NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rinvoq (upadacitinib), a 15 mg, once-daily oral… Read More »

Identical twins light the way for new genetic cause of arthritis

Identical twin toddlers who presented with severe arthritis helped scientists to identify the first gene mutation that can single-handedly cause a juvenile form of this inflammatory joint disease. By investigating the DNA of individual blood cells of both children and then modelling the genetic defect in a mouse model, the research team led by Adrian… Read More »

Rheumatoid arthritis almost paralysed this woman – here’s how she beat it

Rheumatoid arthritis affects young people as well as old – in 2015 Iidamaria van der Byl-Knoefel was diagnosed with a form of it in her 30s.  This is how she reversed its devastating effects  The emotional new Versus Arthritis advert shows a young woman unable to get out of bed and get to the teaching job she loves… Read More »