Obesity, Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked at ACR Meeting
Obesity is associated with a higher degree of synovitis, lower remission, and higher disability, studies showed.
Opioids, SSRIs Boost Fracture Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis
The increased fracture risk may be the result of an increased risk of falls associated with these medications.
Musculoskeletal Complaints in Children Recounted
Many nontraumatic low intensity complaints in the general population do not reach the threshold for consultation.
Fibromyalgia and GERD Link Works Both Ways
The conditions often coexist, and a bidirectional association is suggested.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Inflammation Linked With Insulin Resistance
The incretin-insulin axis and incretin effect are disrupted in patients with RA.
3 New Things About Osteoporosis and Fractures
Both romosozumab and calcium help fracture prevention, and most young adults have fractures at nonosteoporotic sites.
Gout Equals Diabetes in Stroke Risk
Cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment strategies for patients with diabetes may apply.
Physicians Forgo Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Adjustments
Residual disease activity is common, and treatment options abound, but for most patients changes are not being made.
Osteoporosis Drug Could Raise the Treatment Bar
In the ARCH trial, romosozumab plus alendronate outperformed alendronate alone in reducing fracture risk.
4 New Things About Lupus
The latest studies explore new aspects of diagnosis, management, and comorbidities.