Friday, 13 Sep 2019

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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23 Jun 2016 Social Morning stiffness severity is better than duration; AMS duration weakly correlates with disease activity
14 May 2015 Social RT @DanielHSolomon: Dr. Costenbader talks about risk factors tied to #RA and #lupus in new interview @ArthritisNRF #rheum @BWHResearch http…
18 Jul 2016 Social Adherence to T2T in 198 early RA pts had no effect on xrays or 12 mos DAS, but signif improved DAS & function @3yrs
28 Oct 2015 Social In #RA, sSerum Adenosine deaminase (enzyme of purine metabolism) is an inflammatory biomarker, comparable to CRP.
09 Mar 2016 Social Nurses health study shows more smokers in women w/ PTSD and >4 PTSD sxs assoc w/ more RA (regardless of smoking)
27 Sep 2016 Social Rates of Septic arthritis increased 43% in UK (5.5-->7.8/100k) over last 15yrs, especially in elderly >75.
02 Feb 2017 Social Sarilumab (anti-IL-6) "Kevzara" approved by Health Canada for the Rx of RA. Dose 200 mg sc EOW. Let IL6 Wars begin!
24 Apr 2017 Social EU CHMP recommends the anti-IL6 drug sarilumab (Kevzara; Sanofi) for approval/use in RA. EMA decision awaited.
20 Jul 2017 Social Mucosal immunity seen in at-risk RA (preclinical) people w/ IgA producing plasmablasts 39% than RA & controls(1%,9%)
10 Oct 2017 Social RT @_connectedcare: Breastfeeding in rheumatoid: more data showing Cimzia use is safe
07 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrPetryna: @RheumNow Still’s doesn’t kill patients, immunosuppressants and MAS do #acr17 #AOSD #periodicfeversyndromes…
10 Feb 2018 Social Dr Mark Genovese #RWCS - biologics yield 50% DAS revision when used in MTX naive RA patients.
04 May 2018 Social RT @Lupusdoc: Troponin Predicts Mortality in Inflammatory Arthritis as presented by @scskeoch at #BSR18
07 Mar 2019 Social The PARA study shows among 249 pregnancies (2002-2008), breastfeading was less in RA - at 4-6, 12 & 26 wks postpartum 43%, 26% and 9% of the RA breastfed (vs 63%, 46% & 41% in controls). Many patients D/C breastfeeding so they could start medication.
17 Jun 2019 Social RT @Janetbirdope: Can implanting vagal nerve stimulator in tough to treat RA pts work? Could theoretically decrease TNF. Small RCT. Maybe.…
20 Aug 2019 Social Telemedicine study of 122 #RA patients in the Alaska Tribal Health System shows that video telemedicine was more in pts with higher disease activity, positive views of telemedicine, and whose physicians used telemedicine more often.
17 Aug 2016 Social Periodic fevers (>102F) by days: ) FMF & CAPS for 1-3 days; 2) TRAPS for 7-21 days; 3) Still's disease & Schnitzlers have fever every day
21 Jun 2015 Social Varicella Zoster Virus Commonly Found in Giant Cell Artery Biopsies | RheumNow - Rheumatology News & Information
12 Nov 2015 Social Dr Dan Lovell speaks abatacept in JIA on video at RheumNow. Live from #ACR15
06 Oct 2015 Social On death certificates RA not a listed cause in 80%; most attributed to comorbidity."RA" likely w/ young, deformities