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Psoriatic Arthritis Development Predicted by Musculoskeletal Symptoms

Psoriatic Arthritis Development Predicted by Musculoskeletal Symptoms

Prospective cohort study of patients with psoriasis who were assessed annually to examine for development of clinical psoriatic arthritis.

High-dose Steroids Increase Serious Infection Risk in Pregnant Women With Inflammatory Conditions

High-dose Steroids Increase Serious Infection Risk in Pregnant Women With Inflammatory Conditions

An observational cohort study of 4961 women with completed pregnancies and a recorded diagnosis of systemic inflammatory conditions.

Minimal Amount of TNF Inhibitor Transfers to Breast Milk, Study Finds

Minimal Amount of TNF Inhibitor Transfers to Breast Milk, Study Finds

Study evaluated breast milk samples from 17 lactating mothers diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, psoriatic arthritis, and axial spondyloarthritis/ankylosing spondylitis.

Secukinumab Efficacy for Psoriasis Examined After Treatment Pause

Secukinumab Efficacy for Psoriasis Examined After Treatment Pause

Findings come from 2 trials; one compared secukinumab with placebo, whereas the other compared secukinumab with placebo and etanercept.

Lupus Among Autoimmune Diseases Tied to Subsequent Dementia Risk

Lupus Among Autoimmune Diseases Tied to Subsequent Dementia Risk

Study reviewed information from 1.8 million individuals in England admitted to a hospital with an autoimmune disease.

Arthritis and Incident Myocardial Infarction Risk

Arthritis and Incident Myocardial Infarction Risk

Research comes from meta-analysis of 25 population-based studies on 5 major forms of arthritis.

Depression Significantly Increases Psoriatic Arthritis Risk Among Patients With Psoriasis

Depression Significantly Increases Psoriatic Arthritis Risk Among Patients With Psoriasis

Study evaluated clinical data to determine a possible role of major depressive disorders in the progression of inflammatory disease.

Drug-Induced Lupus Observed With Adalimumab Treatment For Psoriasis

Drug-Induced Lupus Observed With Adalimumab Treatment For Psoriasis

Investigators observe patient develop drug-induced lupus while taking biologic treatment for psoriasis.

FDA Approves Brodalumab Injection for Plaque Psoriasis Treatment

FDA Approves Brodalumab Injection for Plaque Psoriasis Treatment

Siliq will carry a Black Box Warning and is available only through a restricted program.

The Handoff: Your Week in Rheumatology News - 2/17/17

The Handoff: Your Week in Rheumatology News - 2/17/17

Clinical management recommendations for juvenile dermatomyositis, updated guidelines for low back pain treatment, and more of this week's news.

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