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EULAR's New Look at Spondyloarthritis

What imaging method should you use to monitor disease activity in axial spondyloarthritis? What's the best technology to identify peripheral spondyloarthritis? The European Union League Against Arthritis has offered detailed recommendations for imaging the entire spectrum of disease.

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Numbers in randomized drug trials were too small to amass enough adverse events to settle the issue, but combined they show an increased hypertension risk for the tumor necrosis factor inhibitors used to treat rheumatoid arthritis.

A multidisciplinary group has issued guidelines for lowering the risk of neurological injuries tied to injections for short-term relief of radicular pain.

autoimmune disease pregnancy

In the third edition of #rheumjc, author (and Twitter regular) John Cush MD discusses a report from a summit on management of pregnancy and lactation in women with autoimmune and inflammatory diseases.

A review and a research study take a closer look at the small vessel disease that's generally tied to hepatitis C but may arise in autoimmune disorders. The latter finds new markers for severity.

Nearly half of rheumatoid arthritis patients were able to retain remission for 3 months on a 25 mg weekly dose plus methotrexate. Returning to full dose quickly resolved disease for those who flared.

An Italian study detects a high prevalence of inflammatory abnormalities in the knee joints of older adults, usually absent clinical signs of osteoarthritis.

Two new analyses throw cold water on the usefulness of acetaminophen for osteoarthritis or back pain, and of steroid shots for knee osteoarthritis.

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