New Treatments For Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Three new drugs mark a new era for rheumatoid arthiritis treatment.

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The team studied rituximab, abatacept and tocilizumab and examined their effects as sole therapies and their effectiveness when combined with existing treatments.

They looked at the how the disease develops and other potential approaches to treatment and also provided a comprehensive overview on ways to assess treatment response.

The authors concluded all three new drugs diminish signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and improve physical function and health status, and retard progression of joint damage

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