Sheila Jacobs

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Gout, Urate-Lowering Therapy Not Associated With Risk for Fragility Fracture

Gout, Urate-Lowering Therapy Not Associated With Risk for Fragility Fracture

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The use of urate-lowering therapy in patients with gout had neither beneficial nor adverse effects on long-term fracture risk.

False-Positive Tuberculin Skin Test Results Linked to Methotrexate Therapy

False-Positive Tuberculin Skin Test Results Linked to Methotrexate Therapy

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High rates of false-positive results on the tuberculin skin test have been reported among patients treated with methotrexate.

Baseline Characteristics Associated With Response to Biologic Therapy in PsA

Baseline Characteristics Associated With Response to Biologic Therapy in PsA

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Researchers sought to compare baseline characteristics between patients with PsA who achieved and did not achieve minimal disease activity with biologic therapy.

Individually Tailored vs Fixed-Schedule Rituximab Regimens in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

Individually Tailored vs Fixed-Schedule Rituximab Regimens in ANCA-Associated Vasculitis

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Results of the MAINRITSAN2 trial show that ANCA-associated vasculitides relapse rates did not differ significantly among patients treated with individually tailored vs fixed-schedule rituximab infusion regimens.

Incident Gout Risk, Serum Urate, and Comorbidities: What Are the Links?

Incident Gout Risk, Serum Urate, and Comorbidities: What Are the Links?

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Ethnicity and hypertension have an association with incident gout that is not fully explained by differences in serum urate.

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