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Ruling out mimics for systemic onset JIA often requires 'extensive workup'

Last updated: 08/13/2020

A quotidian fever lasting at least 2 weeks is one of the hallmarks of systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis, according to a presenter at the 2020 Rheumatology Nurses...

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Axial Spondyloarthritis Patients with Enthesitis Have Worse Disease Activity and Quality of Life

Last updated: 08/13/2020

Enthesitis — inflammation of the enthesis, which is the spot where tendons and ligaments attach to a bone — is relatively common in people with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA)....

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Earlier switching, aggressive treatment approaches may be best for RA

Last updated: 08/12/2020

Although there is a wide array of therapies for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, the choice of when and how aggressively to employ them can sometimes conflict with...

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Increased Risk for Cardiovascular Disease in Young Patients with Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases - Rheumatology Advisor

Last updated: 08/12/2020

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are associated with increased risk for early-onset atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (CVD), independent of...

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Clinical observation pivotal to managing temporomandibular joint arthritis

Last updated: 08/11/2020

Performing basic clinical observation on patients with temporomandibular joint arthritis is critical to determining whether their disease has improved, worsened or remained the...

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Healthy Lifestyle Habits When You Have PsA

Last updated: 08/10/2020

Eating right, exercising and keeping your lifestyle healthy are some of the best ways to manage your psoriatic arthritis and its symptoms. Being overweight or obese is a big...

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Enzyme could play key role in treating cancer, autoimmune diseases in the airway

Last updated: 08/09/2020

Findings from a research study, led by scientists at Henry Ford, published in the latest issue of Nature Communications suggest an enzyme could play an important role in the...

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Determination of Rheumatoid Arthritis Incidence and Prevalence in Alberta Using Administrative Health Data

Last updated: 08/09/2020

This is an open access article under the terms of the http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium,...

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Cachexia Common in Lupus

Last updated: 08/09/2020

Cachexia is an underappreciated complication of systemic lupus erythematosus, researchers reported. A total of 56.3% of patients developed the involuntary weight loss...

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Residual RA symptoms may persist despite remission, low disease activity

Last updated: 08/05/2020

Michaud has received research grants from the Rheumatology Research Foundation. Please see the study for all other authors' relevant financial disclosures. Some patients with...

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Few Risks for Sjogren's Patients With Joint Surgery

Last updated: 08/04/2020

Patients with the systemic autoimmune disease Sjogren's syndrome who underwent joint replacement surgery were at increased risk for transfusions and for discharge to non-home...

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Can the Mediterranean Diet Help Your RA? A Famer’s Market Tour with The Arthritis Dietitian

Last updated: 08/02/2020

Could your rheumatoid arthritis (RA) respond to diet? The research jury is out on most except the Mediterranean diet, also called the anti-inflammatory diet. Filled with...

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