Sheila Jacobs

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Host Genetics May Affect Intestinal Microbiota Composition in Reactive Arthritis

Host Genetics May Affect Intestinal Microbiota Composition in Reactive Arthritis

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In reactive arthritis, host genetics may be associated with differences observed in gut microbiota composition.

Topical vs Oral NSAIDs for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Examining Cardiovascular Risks

Topical vs Oral NSAIDs for Rheumatoid Arthritis: Examining Cardiovascular Risks

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Researchers assessed the rates of composite cardiovascular events in people with RA using NSAIDs to treat musculoskeletal pain.

Risk for COPD, Asthma Examined in Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Risk for COPD, Asthma Examined in Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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RA-specific factors may predispose individuals to developing COPD independent of smoking.

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Disease Activity Low but Stable During Pregnancy

Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Disease Activity Low but Stable During Pregnancy

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An increase in disease activity 6 weeks postpartum suggests the need for tight follow-up of women with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

Hyperuricemia in Psoriatic Arthritis: Identifying Features to Improve Outcomes

Hyperuricemia in Psoriatic Arthritis: Identifying Features to Improve Outcomes

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A cohort study was conducted to determine the long-term outcomes especially of cardiovascular and kidney diseases in patients with psoriatic arthritis with comorbid hyperuricemia.

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