Sheila Jacobs

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Examining Risk for Severe Infection in Rituximab-Treated AAV

Examining Risk for Severe Infection in Rituximab-Treated AAV

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Researchers observed severe infections in one-quarter of patients with AAV receiving rituximab.

Risankizumab May Not Be Effective in Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis

Risankizumab May Not Be Effective in Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Treatment with risankizumab was not effective in reducing the signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis at 12 weeks.

Low Nailfold Capillary Density Associated With Lung Involvement in Juvenile Dermatomyositis

Low Nailfold Capillary Density Associated With Lung Involvement in Juvenile Dermatomyositis

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Low nailfold capillary density is associated with impaired pulmonary function tests and more frequent high-resolution computed tomography abnormalities in patients with juvenile dermatomyositis.

PROMIS Effective for Physical, Mental Health Assessment in DMARD-Treated Rheumatoid Arthritis

PROMIS Effective for Physical, Mental Health Assessment in DMARD-Treated Rheumatoid Arthritis

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PROMIS measures can detect changes in symptoms of global health, pain, sleep, fatigue, and emotional health in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who are initiating DMARD therapy.

Genetically High Plasma Vitamin C Not Associated With Risk for Hyperuricemia

Genetically High Plasma Vitamin C Not Associated With Risk for Hyperuricemia

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Data suggest that vitamin C supplementation should not be recommended to lower plasma urate.

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