For patients with nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis receiving adalimumab therapy, certain factors including younger age, male sex, and human leucocyte antigen (HLA)-B27 positivity are associated with remission.
Reductions in pain scores in patients with fibromyalgia who used a minimally invasive Angel Touch device for 8 weeks were found in meta-analyses to be comparable to those reported by patients treated with drugs for the condition.
Researchers found the distance between urban parks best explained whether I scapularis ticks were present and that flow centrality of parks had the largest positive effect on the density and infection prevalence.
Acutely inhaled iloprost improves right ventricular function in terms of RV volume, right ventricular ejection fraction, and RV stroke volume in patients with IPAH and PAH associated with connective tissue disease.
The American College of Rheumatology and Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland have highlighted unmet needs and challenges of connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease.
The use of paracetamol for the management of osteoarthritis pain should be further investigated, as the drug may only provide low analgesic benefits, be associated with adverse events, and be toxic at higher doses.