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Real-World Data Validates Minimal Disease Activity Index in PsA

Real-World Data Validates Minimal Disease Activity Index in PsA

Overall improvements in rates of minimal disease activity are achieved in patients with PsA when they are treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor agents

New Assessment Tool Predicts Pediatric Fracture Risk

New Assessment Tool Predicts Pediatric Fracture Risk

A new bone assessment evaluates fracture risk in children.

Online Risk Calculator Proves Beneficial in Estimating Risks for Knee OA

Online Risk Calculator Proves Beneficial in Estimating Risks for Knee OA

Patients using a personalized risk calculator were guided to a more accurate perception of their knee OA risk.

Ultrasound-Detected Synovitis Predicts Short-term PsA Disease Flare

Ultrasound-Detected Synovitis Predicts Short-term PsA Disease Flare

The ability of Power Doppler Ultrasound to predict short-term psoriatic arthritis disease flare was investigated in a new study.

Disease Activity Evident on Foot MRI During Clinical Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Disease Activity Evident on Foot MRI During Clinical Remission in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Our results demonstrate that a significant portion of patients classified as in clinical remission by DAS28 present some imaging findings suggesting disease activity in their clinical dominant foot

Assessing the Diagnostic Accuracy of MRI in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Assessing the Diagnostic Accuracy of MRI in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers say that MRI of the hand and foot can be used in the early diagnostic process of RA in patients with UA.

Low Serum Uric Acid Levels Significantly Reduce Gout Risk

Low Serum Uric Acid Levels Significantly Reduce Gout Risk

Reduced levels of serum uric acid are associated with markedly fewer new-onset gout and gout flares.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Progression on MRI Despite Clinical Improvement

Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Progression on MRI Despite Clinical Improvement

MRI is more sensitive than clinical markers for identifying radiographic disease progression.

First Clinical Practice Guidelines for Sjögren's Syndrome Developed

First Clinical Practice Guidelines for Sjögren's Syndrome Developed

A clinical expert panel from the Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation has published the first-ever clinical practice guidelines for the disease in the United States.

Second Opinion Provides Different Diagnosis for 20% of Patients

Second Opinion Provides Different Diagnosis for 20% of Patients

One-fifth of patients who sought a second opinion at a single academic medical center received a different diagnosis from their primary care providers.

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