Biologic Therapy | Anti-TNF treatment lowers risk of heart attack

Biologic Therapy | Anti-TNF treatment lowers risk of heart attack

August 17, 2019 1 By Bertrand Dibbert


If you’re on anti TNF therapy, take heart
Anti-TNF treatment lowers risk of heart attack Sara Freeman writing in Rheumatology News
reported on a study from Birmingham England which showed that patients treated with anti-TNF
therapy had a 30% lower risk for heart attack than those treated with conventional disease
modifying drugs. The hypothesis put forth by the researchers is that by lowering inflammation,
these biologic drugs reduce the well- known increased risk for heart attack in rheumatoid
arthritis. Comment: Like I said, take heart