Monday, 16 Sep 2019


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03 Oct 2018 News Excess Mortality in CTD or Systemic Vasculitis Patients
27 Sep 2018 Social Study from the UT Southwestern Cutaneous Lupus Registry; 129 pts w/ Cutaneous Lupus had 18% risk of other autoimmune disease - inclding 5% w/ autoimmune thyroid disease. ~3-5x Higher risk if white, never smokers, +FHx autoimmune Dz, +ANA
26 Sep 2018 Social Sjogrens syndrome patients with Biopsy‐Proven Small‐Fiber Neuropathy may be distinguished by being male, w/ decreased freq of anti-Ro Abs, more likely Rx w/ opioids, presenting w/ non‐stocking‐and‐glove pain
25 Sep 2018 News Mortality Improves in Lupus ESRD
24 Sep 2018 Slide of the day Utility of Common Rheumatic Tests
24 Sep 2018 News Ustekinumab May be Effective in Lupus
19 Sep 2018 News An Association between GCA and IBD ?
18 Sep 2018 News Breast Implant Study: More Worries or Not?
18 Sep 2018 Social Galectin-9: an easy measure of IFN signature in SLE, Galectin-9, CXCL-10 & TNF-RII measured SLE, SLE+APS, primary APS; All correlated with Dz activity and Galectin-9 was better than dsDNA, CXCL-10 or TNF-RII in correlating w/ IFN score (r=0.70, p<0.001).
17 Sep 2018 News New Classification of Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathies
15 Sep 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is Up! Gout deafness, PsA pregnancies, Lupus letdown, & as easy as Tyk-tac-to in Psoriasis. Watch here or Listen there= iTunes or
13 Sep 2018 News Depression Increases Risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
11 Sep 2018 Social AstraZeneca and MedImmune announced the TULIP 1 Phase III clinical trial of anifrolumab in 460 SLE pts, failed to meet its primary endpoint of reducing disease activity (SRI4) at 12 mos.
10 Sep 2018 News Interferon Blocker Disappoints in SLE
05 Sep 2018 News CRA Recommendations for Lupus Assessment and Monitoring
27 Aug 2018 Social US Senate Funds Lupus Research: including $5 million for Lupus Research Prg at Dept ofDefense, $7.5 mil for CDC National Lupus Registry, & $110 mill NIH lupus research 2019, $2 mill Minority Health's Natl Health Education Lupus Program
23 Aug 2018 News Outcomes of Systemic Sclerosis Hospitalization
22 Aug 2018 News IL-12 and IL-23 Promote Giant Cell Arteritis
21 Aug 2018 Social A multinational study of 1,545 SLE patients followed for a mean of 7+ years shows those with proteinuria incur 4 fold higher costs ($20k -->84K) & those with GFR < 30cc incur 15 fold higher costs. ($20k-->310K)
10 Aug 2018 Social Myositis and scleroderma specific autoantibodies, including anti-TIF1, anti-NXP2 and anti-RNA polymerase III, are very rare in patients with lung cancer without an autoimmune disease.