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ATTRACT

Anti-TNF Trial in Rheumatoid Arthritis with cA2 (Chimeric monoclonal antibody) infliximab Treatment. A trial comparing the effects of humanised anti-TNF cA2 (infliximab/Remicade) + methotrexate (MTX) to MTX alone on the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
Conclusions It works; infliximab patients had retardation or arrest of their rheumatoid arthritis; and improvement (in 39% to 54% of patients) of joint space narrowing and bone erosion, vs progressive damage in control patients treated with MTX alone.

ATTRACT

Rheumatology A clinical trial–Anti-TNF Trial in Rheumatoid Arthritis with CA2 Treatment–which evaluated the effects of humanized anti-TNF–cA2–treatment on Pts with RA. See Remicade®, Rheumatoid arthritis.
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The pictures were then presented in a random order to 65 untrained observers, who ranked the participants on a scale according to how healthy, attractive or sleep-deprived they looked.
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2 : having a pleasing appearance <an attractive home>
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If Charles Darwin's theories of evolution are to be believed, attractive females should select the more attractive males and good genes should spread through the population over time to the point where males all become equally good-looking.
Such transactions are all the more attractive because of cheap trading costs.
Since fluorescent lights, in particular, are the most attractive to pests, mount them at least 100 feet from the building to help draw pests away.
Employers can make the phone option a more attractive one for staff and save on insurance premiums at the same time--by raising its members' health-care deductibles to lower the cost of insurance for everyone.
This approach appears attractive on the surface in that it makes communication easier and encourages employees to fund their HSAs and to become more active in their health-care decisions.
In this contribution, we estimate an upper limit on an additional attractive short-range force, which could be established from this experiment in a model-independent way [9].
Even the banks say that AFPs are likely to become an attractive financing option for companies.