In a prospective cross-sectional study, researchers investigated an involvement of the visual pathway in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
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Researchers evaluated the management of herpes zoster in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis receiving tofacitinib treatment.
Researchers studied the inhibition of progression of structural joint damage in patients with moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis who were receiving upadacitinib.
Researchers studied the risk factors for progression of carotid intima media thickness and plaque in women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus.
Authors of a viewpoint discuss the lack of efficacy of anti-IL-23 therapy for axial spondyloarthritis, but the benefits of these medications in improving back pain symptoms induced by axial inflammation in psoriatic arthritis.
Researchers examine whether or not repeated serum urate testing produces a more accurate prediction of gout development.
Researchers studied the association between genetic predisposition and diet on risk for incident gout among women.
The objective of the study was to determine the frequency of osteoporosis and identify factors associated with a lower bone mineral density in patients with psoriatic arthritis.
Researchers compared the clinical manifestation of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus with the anti-gAChR antibody.
Researchers assessed the prevalence of SLE among patients with vs without myasthenia gravis (MG), and studied the demographics of patients with MG who developed SLE after their MG diagnosis.
Researchers evaluated the long-term effect of guselkumab on resolution of dactylitis and enthesitis in patients with psoriatic arthritis.
Researchers examined whether treatment with CD20 inhibitors resulted in worse COVID-19 outcomes among patients with immune-mediated diseases.
Researchers aimed to provide deeper insight into the predictors of mortality and survival in patients with VEXAS syndrome.
In an abstract presented at ACR Convergence 2021, researchers described the long-term safety profile of upadacitinib in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
Researchers evaluated the short-term NSAID-sparing effect of secukinumab in patients with ankylosing spondylitis receiving treatment with NSAIDs.
In a second interim analysis of the AURORA 2 extension study, researchers reported on the effects of voclosporin on lupus nephritis.
Using PROMIS measures, the researchers evaluated the prevalence of symptoms of depression and anxiety among children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Study authors conducted a meta-analysis to compare sleep duration, sleep quality, and architecture among children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis vs their healthy peers.
In the Rheumatoid Arthritis in Ongoing Remission (RETRO) study, researchers studied the effect of tapering and withdrawal of DMARDs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in stable remission.
Researchers assessed the humoral and cell-mediated immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-based vaccines in patients with a history of receiving CD20-targeted B-cell-depleting therapy.
Researchers analyzed the autopsies of patients who died from COVID-19 to understand the pathophysiology of COVID-19-related myopathy.
A consensus statement from the Gout, Hyperuricemia and Crystal-Associated Disease Network (G-CAN) included key areas for research to address challenges in the management of gout in patients with chronic kidney disease.
Authors of a commentary assessed the role of IL-1 receptor antagonism, specifically anakinra, in the treatment of patients with severe COVID-19.
Study authors conducted a systematic review to assess the impact of physical activity interventions in combination with pharmacologic treatments on bone turnover biomarkers in patients with osteopenia and osteoporosis.
Researchers evaluated the impact of inflammatory arthritis on several male fertility outcomes, including fertility rate and family planning.
The primary objective of the VACOLUP study was to assess the tolerance of COVID-19 vaccines, including risk for incident flares, in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Researchers developed and validated a gout flare risk stratification tool for patients with gout who were hospitalized for nongout conditions.
An overview for rheumatologists on the epidemiology, clinical presentation, and treatment of axial involvement in psoriatic arthritis.
Researchers detected differential proteins in the plasma of patients with gout, patients with gout with kidney damage, and individuals without gout.
An overview of a review paper by Ibrahim Almaghlouth and colleagues highlighting the principles of immunoglobulin measurements and the primary and secondary causes of low immunoglobulin levels in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
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