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Amy Reyes

Amy Reyes

Amy Reyes is editor of Rheumatology Network.  She is an experienced journalist and science writer who has worked as a staff writer for Mayo Clinic, the University of Michigan and Duke University Medical Center, where she specialized in covering advances in basic and clinical science in a multitude of disciplines.

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Inflammatory bowel disease is associated with arthritis. Research suggests there could be a genetic component or the connection could be associated with an inflamed gut. Learn more here.

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The gold standard for treating Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis may lie in anti-TNF and anti-integrins therapy, researchers report this week.

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A British study finds that rituximab is "neither clinically or cost-effective" in a study of patients with primary Sjogren’s syndrome who were being treated for fatigue and oral dryness.

The first-ever treatment guidelines for systemic Sjogren’s syndrome have been issued highlighting the need to alleviate symptoms, improve quality of life and prevent further damage.

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In this slideshow, we highlight a Brazilian study that examines the effects of biologics on the three most common psoriasis comorbidities: Metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease and fatty liver disease.

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The burden of arthritis is increasing on the nation as a whole and on individual patients, the CDC states in a new report.

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A study spanning 18 years confirms that arthritis is up, people are being diagnosed at a younger age and with a higher BMI.

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There is no definitive evidence to suggest that obesity is associated with an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, but there is evidence that links obesity to more active disease and lack of treatment response. In this slideshow, we review the evidence.

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MRI measures appear to be on target with patient-reported outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis, researchers report in ARD.

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Is it OK to run with knee pain? Is it a harbinger of osteoarthritis? In this slideshow, we feature some of the latest studies on knee osteoarthritis with findings that may surprise you.

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