Author | Mark L. Fuerst

Articles

CV Risk in Rheumatic Disease

January 23, 2019

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(1) Inflammatory diseases raise risk of venous thromboembolism; (2) antiphospholipid antibodies play a role in MI; (3) persistent hyperuricemia predicts mortality.

Fibromyalgia Pain & Cognitive Impairment: New Insights

January 07, 2019

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Recent studies address two of the most troubling symptoms of fibromyalgia: pain and cognitive impairment.

Lupus: 3 Things to Know

December 03, 2018

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What’s new: (1) Gut bacterium may trigger autoimmune disease; (2) pregnancy complications in SLE have declined; (3) childhood abuse raises lupus risk.

Bone Health: 3 New Things

November 15, 2018

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(1) Exercise limits bone loss but not weight gain; (2) BMD may serve as a biomarker; (3) men are at high risk for secondary fractures.

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