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Transition Therapeutics acquires rights to Lilly's arthritis drug

(Reuters) - Canadian biopharmaceutical company Transition Therapeutics said it acquired development and marketing rights for Eli Lilly's experimental drug for arthritis pain. Full story

FDA advisory panel votes against new use of AbbVie's Humira

(Reuters) - An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration voted against approving AbbVie Inc's rheumatoid arthritis drug Humira for treating an inflammatory disease of the spine. Full story

News Summary: 5 more countries OK Pfizer's Xeljanz

NEW APPROVALS: Five more countries will allow sales of Pfizer Inc.'s new twice-a-day pill for controlling rheumatoid arthritis, Xeljanz: Russia, Argentina, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and Switzerland. Full story

Which spice can help reduce arthritis risk?

   Dr. Melina Jampolis quizzes Kathie Lee and Hoda on how different foods and drinks may improve your health, revealing that pinot noir protects the heart and can even help slow aging, and that curry spice helps reduce arthritis.

Lilly says arthritis pill effective in mid-stage study

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp said their experimental drug was effective in reducing painful symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis after 52 weeks of treatment. Full story

Roche drug gets EU nod to treat arthritis in children

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss pharmaceuticals company Roche Holding AG said on Monday the European Medicines Agency has approved its rheumatoid arthritis drug RoActemra to treat children aged two or older suffering from a rare form of childhood arthritis. Full story

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  Presidential plea: 'Obama save my home'

A Florida woman, whose husband recently died, is suffering from severe arthritis, and is fed up with trying to deal with her bank, has posted a rooftop sign to ask President Obama for help. WFLA's Natalie Shepherd reports.

  Pfizer FDA Hearing

Pfizer is currently making the case for approval of its rheumatoid arthritis pill to the FDA Advisory Panel, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  Longevity secrets from 100-year-old doctor

Even though he recently turned 100, Dr. Ephraim Engleman still sees arthritis patients regularly at the University of California San Francisco. He has some rather unconventional longevity secrets to share. NBC’s Robert Bazell reports.

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