Advertisement

Rheumatology

Joint pain in Individuals Infected with Human T-lymphotropic Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1) on Radiographs

Sep 13, 2022

For a study, researchers assessed that most people with HTLV-1 infection experience joint pain with little or no synovitis. Increased proinflammatory cytokines were seen in the patients when the virus...

Eosinophilic Fasciitis Caused by Graft Versus Host Disease

Sep 13, 2022

Due to limited understanding of its pathogenesis, resistance to conventional immunosuppressive agents, and detrimental effects on physical function and quality of life, chronic graft-versus-host disea...

Reduction in Swollen, Tender Joints Greater With Litifilimab in Lupus

Sep 11, 2022

THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) receiving litifilimab, a humanized monoclonal antibody that binds to blood dendritic cell antigen 2, versus...

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Patterns in cSLE and Normal Office Blood Pressure Patients

Sep 08, 2022

In systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), cardiovascular disease is a significant source of morbidity and death. Nondipping and hypertension (HTN) are cardiovascular disease risk factors that can be chan...

Joint Hypermobility: International Perspectives

Sep 07, 2022

Joint hypermobility is receiving a growing amount of clinical and academic attention due to its detection, evaluation, and therapy complexity and the need for suitable referral channels. This state-of...

How Do Mexican RA Patients Define Sexual and Reproductive Health?

Sep 07, 2022

Promoting sexual health (SH) and reproductive health (RH) in people with rheumatoid arthritis requires a patient-centered approach. For a study, researchers sought to characterize and analyze the defi...

Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic AAV and COVID-19

Sep 07, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to assess the prevalence, prognoses, and illness-related variables linked to poor outcomes in individuals with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis...

GPs and Senior Rheumatologists Agreement on Rheumatic Disease Diagnosis

Sep 07, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to assess the agreement between senior rheumatologists' diagnoses and those of rheumatology residents, general practitioners (GPs), and other healthcare professionals. ...

Latin American IgG4-RD Patients: Clinical and Serological Features

Sep 07, 2022

Almost exclusive cohorts from Asia, Europe, and North America provide IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) data. Therefore, for a study, researchers sought to characterize the clinical presentation, phenoty...

AI Model Can Quantify Radiographic Joint Damage in RA

Sep 06, 2022

FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An international competition resulted in the development of algorithms that provide feasible, quick, and accurate methods to quantify joint damage in rheumato...

Glucocorticoid Dosing Examined for Bone Protection in Rheumatic Disease

Aug 31, 2022

Although they are beneficial in reducing inflammation, glucocorticoids have been linked with many well-known adverse effects, and their use often elicits fierce debate. Glucocorticoids (GCs) ha...

Olokizumab is noninferior to adalimumab for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Aug 27, 2022

1. Olokizumab was superior to placebo in improving rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms. 2. Olokizumab was also noninferior to adalimumab in improving rheumatoid arthritis symptoms. Evidence Rating Leve...

Olokizumab Tops Placebo for RA Patients Receiving Methotrexate

Aug 25, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Olokizumab is superior to placebo and noninferior to adalimumab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis receiving maintenance methotrexate, according to a stu...

Adding aerobic and resistance exercise to treatment plans may benefit patients with fibromyalgia

Aug 24, 2022

 1. Aerobic exercise seemed to reduce pain perception, depression, improved quality of life as well as mental and physical health-related quality of life. 2. Resistance exercise decreased pain percep...

inDEPTH: Diversity & Inclusion in Medicine

Aug 22, 2022

...

Low Serum Urate Level Tied to Low Lean Mass, Underweight

Aug 18, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Low serum urate (SU) concentrations are associated with low lean mass, underweight, and higher rates of weight loss, according to a study published online ...

Upadacitinib is safe and effective for treatment of non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

Aug 16, 2022

1. Significantly more patients in the upadacitinib group achieved ASAS40 response at week 14 compared to the placebo group. 2. Quality-of-life measures and subjective back pain were improved with upad...

Role of Genetics Studied in Rheumatoid Arthritis Development

Aug 16, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Genetic predisposition is increased across patients with pre-rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a study published online Aug. 12 in Arthritis & Rheu...

Gout More Prevalent Among Black Versus White U.S. Adults

Aug 16, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Gout is more prevalent in adults self-reporting Black versus White race, but these differences are attenuated after full adjustment for all risk factors, acc...

App Aids Self-Monitoring of Some Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Patient-initiated care supported with smartphone self-monitoring is noninferior to usual care for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in patients with stable low diseas...