Although it is widely recognized that rheumatoid arthritis independently increases cardiovascular disease risk, many patients with RA receive suboptimal CVD preventive care.
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Foot synovitis may predict patients who are at higher risk of unstable rheumatoid arthritis (RA) remission.
According to the protocol, 78% of the patients were able to participate in at least 80% of the exercise therapy sessions.
The purpose of the study was to determine if there were any gender differences in the prevalence of cervical degenerative disc disease.
Decreases in RA disease activity were consistently associated with increases in levels of total cholesterol over time.
TXA administered either intravenously or topically was effective in decreasing the amount of blood transfusions in primary and revision hip and knee replacements.
An imbalance between serine and tyrosine phosphatases contributes to a dysregulation of B-cell receptor signaling in patients with SLE.
Chondrocalcinosis in the knees and distal joints was associated with bone attrition in knee osteoarthritis. Hip chondrocalcinosis was associated with a milder hip osteoarthritis phenotype.
Researchers evaluated the frequency, phenotypic characteristics, and clinical associations of anti-IFI16 antibodies in patients with primary Sjögren syndrome.
Researchers have found that following antirheumatic treatment, individuals with RA demonstrated ongoing bone loss in their hands, but those with PsA maintained their periarticular BMD. This suggests that different mechanisms are involved in bone remodeling of the hand in PsA.
Patterns of joint involvement in radiographic foot osteoarthritis have indicated a distinction between isolated first MTP joint OA and a more widespread form of OA.
Exposure to textile dust was associated with increased risk for both ACPA-positive and ACPA-negative rheumatoid arthritis.
In HLA-B27-positive children with elevated CRP levels, the probability of having sacroiliitis was 0.84, compared with 0.33 in HLA-B27-negative children.
In addition to hip fractures, fractures of the spine, shoulder, wrist, or clavicle can lead to a significantly increased risk of death.
After engaging in an exercise program, participants’ muscle and joint pain decreased by a significant 32%.
Among those deciding to escalate care, 32% in the intervention group met the criteria for making an informed decision compared with 13% in the control group.
High-definition transcranial direct current stimulation was shown to reduce fibromyalgia pain.
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