Non-biologic treatments hit targets in children with JIA

Study demonstrates real-world effectiveness of conventional therapies
Lydia Hales
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Many children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) could achieve inactive or minimally active disease with non-biologic treatments, a study suggests.

The Canadian authors used data on 4429 treatment episodes from 1352 children with JIA to examine treatment strategies recommended in current guidelines.