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When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ~Harriet Stowe

Tofacitinib for RA Produces Promising Trial Results
Tofacitinib is a rheumatoid arthritis drug which is being developed by Pfizer. The drug, which is in the second of six late-stage clinical trials, has reportedly shown that it reduces signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis by a statistically significant amount when compared to placebo. Read more...
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