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I saw the Implant on the news and the chap who had it, I did get excited until my OH said it was only in the trial stage and if it does go ahead it wouldn't become available in my life time! It is always good to hear about help and cures for diseases being found as one day any serious health/disease like RA can be cleared with a drug.
There can be some time between a product being developed and NICE etc. deciding it's worth the cost to the taxpayer. If it doesn't then it already is of limited use if one does not have a healthy bank balance; we have no idea about the true cost of medications thanks to the NHS.
It's worth remembering that drug-free options are there should one wish to choose that route - I for one am grateful for the medications that have slowed the progression of my PsA. DD[
What drug free options are you talking about DD? Please remind me as I'm not doing too well on them, you might well be grateful for the drugs but they haven't served me well. I think something like this is a fantastic breakthrough and it could be approved relatively quickly.