Concurrent use of biologic therapies for RA and osteoporosis poses no higher risk of serious opportunistic infections.
Gregory M. Weiss, M.D.
Early intervention may prevent or delay the development of RA.
College gives patients a leg up on their less-educated neighbors.
Findings from this study may explain the “obesity paradox” for mortality in patients with RA.
Among the culprits: sunlight, cigarettes, and oral contraceptives.
This inflammatory cytokine may be linked to many of the secondary neuroendocrine and psychological symptoms of RA.
Previous figures underestimated the burden of arthritis, especially among younger adults.
In patients with SLE, increased intake of omega-3 fatty acids led to better sleep and fewer symptoms of depression.
Obese patients report higher disease activity, more depressive symptoms, and greater pain and fatigue.
Those who live in low-income communities may face multiple barriers to treatment adherence.