Researchers assessed disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) disruption, rheumatic disease flares and activity, and prolonged COVID-19 symptom duration among patients with systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases.
All articles by Maria Arini Lopez, PT, DPT, CSCS, CMTPT
Researchers assessed whether hydroxychloroquine concentration levels in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects the incidence of COVID-19 or its complications.
Researchers investigated the association between gout and dementia in older adult patients.
Researchers assessed variability in care quality and treatment outcomes across ethnicities in early inflammatory arthritis.
Researchers assessed whether the presence of inflammation on magnetic resonance imaging differs between men and women who were overweight and obese compared with controls.
Researchers investigated the impact of time to remission, number of flares, and time on immunosuppressives after remission on estimated glomerular filtration rate in patients with lupus nephritis.
Researchers investigated whether a gout stigma exists among rheumatologists and how it influences their perceptions of patients and treatment decisions.
Researchers investigated the mortality risk associated with depression in patients with incident rheumatoid arthritis.
Researchers sought to establish a minimally invasive biopsy technique for entheseal tissue analysis in patients with psoriatic arthritis.
Researchers investigated the prevalence and predictors of subclinical giant cell arteritis in patients with newly diagnosed polymyalgia rheumatica.
Researchers sought to assess whether serum urate possesses a neuroprotective effect against the risk for Parkinson disease in patients with gout.
Researchers evaluated the safety and efficacy of neuromuscular electric stimulation therapy in the reduction of knee osteoarthritis-related pain, stiffness, and function.
Researchers studied the relationship between the total burden of arterial plaque and cardiovascular disease risk in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
To explore predictive prognosis indicators, researchers studied factors of patients with RA who have received successful treatment with DMARDs.
Researchers evaluated the effects of mat Pilates on health status, pain, stiffness, and functionality among older adult women with knee osteoarthritis.
Postmenopausal women have a higher risk of osteoporosis due to reduced estrogen production. Investigators studied whether flavonoids green tea can mimic estrogens’ influence on bone metabolism.
Studies show a link between depression and osteoporosis. Researchers investigated whether osteoporosis drugs contributed to depression and anxiety.
Musculoskeletal strength in older adults as they age can be preserved and improved by exercise, but it is unclear how strenuous the exercise must be in order to be effective.
Poor eating habits are known to influence metabolic issues in adults; researchers sought to examine if they affect college-aged youth as well.