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Glucocorticoids May Not be Associated with Increased BMI in RA

Although rheumatoid arthritis patients often experience rheumatoid cachexia, it doesn’t appear to be associated with glucocorticoid use, a review shows.              (©designer491/Shutterstock.com.jpg)

Rheumatoid Arthritis


The Rheumatology Journal Club resumes its Twitter chat series this week with a focus on rheumatological immune-related adverse events in immunotherapy.


Q&A: Two experts discuss proposals for formal CVD risk calculators in RA and the need for long-term research to validate them.


Assessing the elevated risk of aortic aneurysm in rheumatoid arthritis.


Marijuana use is up as is concern over laced cannabis. Dr. Litvin shares her account of a patient self-medicating with a non-medical grade marijuana leading to negative outcomes.


Cardiovascular MRI can uncover previously undetected cardiac disease in patients with connective tissue disorders. An international group of experts recommends specific uses.


Rheumatoid arthritis patients who have had a malignancy and are receiving a TNFi or rituximab (RTX), do not appear to have an increased risk of cancer recurrence.


Brief report in the journal Arthritis Care and Research shows that patients report favorable outcomes with a tofacitinib/DMARD combo therapy.


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