EULAR has issued new treatment guidelines for antiphospholipid syndrome, a disorder of the immune system that causes blood clots. Among the recommendations, high risk individuals who carry the antiphospholipid antibody should take low-dose aspirin, even if they are asymptomatic. This also applies to systemic lupus erythematosus patients and women with a history of obstetric antiphospholipid syndrome.
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Rheumatoid arthritis patients who failed first-line methotrexate achieved better outcomes with upadacitinib monotherapy, shows a new clinical trials report.
Rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with baricitinib at any point during their treatment, experience improved outcomes, a new clinical trials report shows.
Women who have primary Sjögren’s Syndrome also have decreased lifetime exposure to estrogen, a new study finds.
Children born to women who have rheumatoid arthritis during pregnancy could experience life-long health effects due to changes to DNA that alter genetic activity, new research indicates.
Sjögren’s Syndrome affects American Indians at a higher rather rate than other ethnic groups, but the lack of classically-associated disease symptoms makes diagnosis difficult, new research shows.
The questions patients ask sometimes differ from the questions doctors want them to ask, find researchers reporting in Arthritis Care & Research. In this slideshow, we compare the top five questions patients ask after an osteoarthritis diagnosis to the top five questions doctors had in mind.
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are at an increased risk for fractures, new research shows. The risk is particularly high among patients with lupus nephritis.
Fatigue in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has been linked to anti-NR2 antibodies, which responds to treatment with belimumab, a study shows.
Lutikizumab does not improve pain or imaging outcomes for patients with erosive hand osteoarthritis, according to new research.