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Autoinflammation: When is familial Mediterranean fever 'severe'?
Familial Mediterranean fever is a rare disorder but is usually easy to manage using colchicine. The publication of a severity score could serve as a useful reminder to rheumatologists about this disease and the difficulties in assessing its severity.
FDA grants breakthrough therapy designations for canakinumab to treat periodic ...
According to the release, the autoinflammatory conditions can cause joint pain, swelling and rashes and can be life-threatening. Preliminary evidence of efficacy to treat a life-threatening disease is a condition for breakthrough status.
Rely on Colchicine for FMF, Experts Say
An international group of experts has formulated new recommendations for the management of the autoinflammatory condition known as familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), focusing principally on the use of colchicine to prevent both acute attacks and the ...
Gout: Colchicine linked to reduced CV risk
Gout patients may use colchicine to reduce inflammation during flareups, but new findings suggest it could also offer them protection from heart-related problems.
AZN gout bow-out good Ardea? Zurampic bid to Ironwood in $265M deal
Patients in the first of the arms would receive the combination of arhalofenate and Uloric; those in the second arm would get Uloric alone together with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or colchicine (Colcrys, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

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