Linda Peckel

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World Health Organization: Five-Year Plan to Address 10 Biggest Global Health Threats

World Health Organization: Five-Year Plan to Address 10 Biggest Global Health Threats

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In an effort to effectively address global health concerns, the WHO has announced the 13th General Programme of Work, a 5-year strategic plan spanning from 2019 to 2023.

Effects of TNFi Therapy on Herpes Zoster Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Effects of TNFi Therapy on Herpes Zoster Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Researchers found that drugs used to treat rheumatoid arthritis have been associated with varicella zoster activation.

Examining the Effects of Weight Loss in Patients With Knee OA, Obesity

Examining the Effects of Weight Loss in Patients With Knee OA, Obesity

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Weight loss in patients who are overweight or obese may improve symptoms through pathologic mechanisms in addition to reduction of joint burden.

Undifferentiated Arthritis: Identifying Candidates for Early Treatment to Prevent Progression to RA

Undifferentiated Arthritis: Identifying Candidates for Early Treatment to Prevent Progression to RA

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Given the substantial overlap with RA, emerging theories suggest that undifferentiated arthritis represents a unique window of opportunity to intervene in the pathology of RA before it becomes established.

Exploring the Clinical Implications of Cannabinoid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exploring the Clinical Implications of Cannabinoid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Preliminary evidence has found an association between the cannabinoid system and other rheumatic conditions, but the studies have not provided conclusive results that could drive recommendations.

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