Duke Medicine’s Health News (HN)

Volume 22   •   Number 12   •   December 2016


Should Patients With “Low Disease Activity” Rheumatoid Arthritis Stop Using Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitor Drugs?

Tumor necrosis factor inhibitor drugs (TNFi) are biologic agents used worldwide, known to be effective in the treatment of inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and also such conditions as psoriatic arthritis, juvenile arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and ankylosing spondylitis. The drugs can reduce inflammation and stop disease progression. However, they are expensive and…


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Editor-in-Chief
Dan G. Blazer, MD, PhD
J.P. Gibbons Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences; Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine,
Duke University Medical Center
Associate Editor
Associate Editor
Thomas M. Bashore, MD, Professor, Medicine-Cardiology,
Duke University Medical Center
Editor
Diane Muhlfeld
Creative Director
Judi Crouse
Publisher
Timothy H. Cole
Editorial Advisory Board
Connie Bales, PhD
Professor,
Medicine-Geriatrics

Diana B. McNeill, MD, FACP
Professor,
Medicine-Endocrinology

Jeffrey Crawford, MD
Professor,
Medicine-Oncology

William E. Garrett, Jr., MD
Professor,
Orthopedic Surgery

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