This study investigated the effect of TNF inhibitors on serum uric acid levels in patients with systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Improved survival of patients with prostate and breast cancer has come at a cost. Clinicians need to be vigilant with preventive care for patients with these cancers to maintain their dental and bone health.
Researchers gauged the effect of concomitant pulmonary hypertension on clinical outcomes and late-onset progression of tricuspid regurgitation after mitral valve relapse for rheumatic mitral stenosis.
Recommendations are presented for the management of bone health in survivors of childhood cancer.
In patients undergoing surgery at a high-volume hospital in New York, community poverty did not increase the risk of total knee replacement failure in blacks or whites.
Older women with significant abdominal aortic calcification are more likely to experience incident clinical fractures.
Bariatric surgery can impact rheumatic diseases, apart from it being an effective weight loss option for people with obesity and severe associated comorbidities.
The presence of a sleep disorder diagnosis has a significant effect on low back pain (LBP)-related health care visits and costs, independent of pain intensity and disability.
This is the first study to describe persistent joint pain and stiffness many months after infection with the chikungunya virus.
A greater number of pain sites and comorbid chronic pain conditions in chronic pain were found to be associated with several sociodemographic factors.
From 1999 to 2017, there was an increase in unintentional injury death rates, with variation in trends by leading causes of unintentional injury death.
Subclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD) appears to be an independent risk factor for falls in older adults.
Microvascular disease (MVD) increases the risk for amputation alone and in combination with peripheral artery disease.
For patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, prescribing fewer tablets is associated with lower postoperative opioid consumption.
Researchers determined whether the performance of the ACR-EULAR criteria for Sjögren syndrome was affected by the addition of salivary gland ultrasonography.