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Risk Factors Associated With Chronic Opioid Use in Musculoskeletal Pain

Risk Factors Associated With Chronic Opioid Use in Musculoskeletal Pain

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The chronic use of opioids was found to be low in individuals with musculoskeletal pain, and to have decreased from 2008 to 2014.

Hormone Therapy Linked to Reduced Symptomatic Knee OA in Postmenopausal Women

Hormone Therapy Linked to Reduced Symptomatic Knee OA in Postmenopausal Women

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Hormone therapy in postmenopausal women may be protective against knee OA.

Gender-Stratified Disease Activity Score Improves Inter-Score Agreement in RA

Gender-Stratified Disease Activity Score Improves Inter-Score Agreement in RA

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Stratifying the DAS28-CRP by gender reduced inter-score differences with the DAS28-ESR.

Assessing Diagnostic Challenges in Axial Spondyloarthritis

Assessing Diagnostic Challenges in Axial Spondyloarthritis

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Axial spondyloarthritis is often delayed or missed as a diagnosis, leading to poor long-term outcomes and decreased quality of life.

Smoking Linked to Increased Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Smoking Linked to Increased Disease Activity in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Smoking was associated with higher levels of disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis.

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