Rheumatology Network Presents News for Patients With Joint Diseases from European Conference

NORWALK, Conn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for Rheumatologists, offers special coverage of the major European rheumatology conference, just concluded in Paris, France.

The annual meeting of the European Union League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) is one of the two major conferences at which rheumatologists share their latest research. Important news from this conference for the millions of people in the US with rheumatologic conditions now appears online on Rheumatology Network, including:

  • Unresolved RA Pain Threatens Treatment Success: Doctors who treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have not been paying enough attention to relieving pain as they do to other symptoms, probably jeopardizing the success of treatment. Evidence from registries and clinical trials, involving about 15,000 RA patients altogether, reveals that those who are in more pain at the start of treatment and those for whom the pain continues unrelieved are less likely to benefit from medications intended to reduce inflammation, perhaps because the pain interferes with response to the drugs.

About UBM Medica US
Addressing today's healthcare information needs, UBM Medica US, delivers strategic, integrated communications solutions and comprehensive reach -- online, in print, via custom programs and live events. Improving the effectiveness of healthcare through information and education, UBM Medica US provides unbiased clinical, practical, and business information for physicians, providers and payers resulting in improved quality of care for patients around the world. Through journals, magazines, online communities, live and digital events, and other valuable resources, UBM Medica US also delivers comprehensive communication solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries. Online communities include CancerNetwork.com, ConsultantLive.com, DiagnosticImaging.com, RheumatologyNetwork.com, OBGYN.net, PhysiciansPractice.com, PsychiatricTimes.com and SearchMedica.com. UBM Medica US is part of UBM Connect which, through a range of aligned interactive environments, both physical and digital – increases business effectiveness for both customers and audiences through meaningful experiences, knowledge and connections.  Headquartered in New York, UBM Connect brings together UBM's healthcare business, UBM Medica US; UBM Canon's advanced design and manufacturing event, online and print brands; UBM Connect New York's catering, cruise shipping, customer management, and fine, specialty and custom chemical communities; and UBM Mexico's concrete show.  For more information, visit www.UBMMedicaUS.com.

About UBM plc
UBM plc is a global events-led marketing services and communications company.  We help businesses do business, bringing the world's buyers and sellers together at events and online, as well as producing and distributing news and specialist content.  Our 5,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into expert teams which serve commercial and professional communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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Jason J. Golden
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203-523-7040
jason.golden@ubm.com

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