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How Should We Define Sacroiliitis?

Dr Deane reviews a study that evaluated the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis international Society (ASAS) in a cohort of patients with persistent low back pain.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Ustekinumab Improves Spondylitis in Psoriatic Arthritis

The anti-interleukin (IL)-12/IL-23 monoclonal antibody ustekinumab improves signs and symptoms of spondylitis in patients with psoriatic arthritis, according to a post-hoc analysis of data from the PSUMMIT-1 and PSUMMIT-2 trials.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Methotrexate monotherapy and methotrexate combination therapy with traditional and biologic disease modifying antirheumatic drugs for rheumatoid arthritis: abridged Cochrane systematic review and network meta-analysis

Objective To compare methotrexate based disease modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) treatments for rheumatoid arthritis in patients naive to or with an inadequate response to methotrexate.  
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over 4 years ago
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Psoriatic Arthritis, Cardiovascular Disease Link Confirmed

Patients with psoriatic arthritis have a 55% higher risk for incident cardiovascular events than do people in the general population, according to a new meta-analysis.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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C difficile-Related Reactive Arthritis Misdiagnosed in Kids

As C difficile infection rates rise in the US children, prompt recognition and treatment of associated arthritis are needed.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Tai chi improves pain in patients with knee arthritis, trial finds

Tai chi produced beneficial effects similar to a standard course of physical therapy in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, a randomised single blind trial has shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Tai chi improves pain in patients with knee arthritis, trial finds

Tai chi produced beneficial effects similar to a standard course of physical therapy in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, a randomised single blind trial has shown.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Arthritis Awareness Month — May 2016 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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Prevalence of Doctor-Diagnosed Arthritis at State and County Levels — United States, 2014 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 4 years ago
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Tai Chi May Be as Good as PT for Knee Arthritis Pain

Tai chi and conventional physical therapy were equally good at relieving pain associated with knee osteoarthritis in a randomized trial.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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I Favor Allograft Replacement for Menisci Torn Beyond Repair

Whether a meniscus transplant can prevent arthritis is not yet known, but, says a noted surgeon, the procedure does appear to offer the best hope for cartilage protection in these patients.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Impact of Osteoarthritis Underrated by Rheumatologists

Rheumatologists are more likely to underestimate the impact of osteoarthritis than rheumatoid arthritis, even though patients with osteoarthritis often have more pain and a greater burden of disease.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Gout Hospitalizations Outpace Those for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Despite a decline in hospitalizations related to rheumatoid arthritis, hospitalizations primarily associated with gout have increased dramatically during the last 2 decades.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Hands On | Arthritis Research UK

Read previous editions of Hands On, our publication for GPs.  
arthritisresearchuk.org
over 5 years ago