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Pfizer says patient died in oral RA drug study

(AP) -- Pfizer Inc. confirmed that one patient who was taking its drug candidate tofacitinib, a pill designed to treat rheumatoid arthritis, died during a recent clinical trial and said the death was connected to the drug.

dateApr 22, 2011 in Medications
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RA sufferers armed with kitchen safety tool (w/ Video)

For sufferers of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), cooking tasks can be both difficult and dangerous. However, a new assistive technology invented by a student from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia offers ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Other
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Umbilical cord cells may treat arthritis

Umbilical cord stem cells may be useful in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Animal and in vitro experiments, described in BioMed Central's open access journal Arthritis Research and Therapy, have shown that mesenchymal ...

dateNov 15, 2010 in Medical research
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