Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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17 May 2017 Social RT @DrPetryna: @RheumNow SQ Simponi for polyJIA randomized withdrawal trial: primary endpoint not met; clincial improvement noted https:/…
23 Jan 2017 Social Creaky Joints publishes Patient’s Guide to Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis written by patients & MDs downloadable
19 Jul 2017 Social 1979-2013 Septic arthritis in RA increased w/ more biologic use, polyart infx, MRSA (6% v 31%); but same outcomes
14 Jun 2018 Social RT @DrAiLynTan: Effects of #physicalactivity on #immunesystem reduces inflammation reduces risk of #rheumatoid #arthritis via Iversen #…
07 Aug 2015 Social Clinical Practice Research Datalink study showUK RA Rx 2006 guidelines increased DMARD use 43% (1995) to 78% in 2010
30 Mar 2016 Social Lyme dz affects 300,000/yr. New research at Northeastern Univ will explore new treatments & mechanisms of disease
05 Dec 2018 Social Interdisciplinary guidelines for treating Uveitis in JIA - 1) Topical steroids; 2) if not improved, MTX; 3) Then TNF inhibitor; 4) systemic steroids; or 5) other biologics (TCZ, ABA, RTX).
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @doctorakerkar: RA: low BMI- higher risk of cardiovascular events; probably because active RA leads to weight loss #ACR17 @RheumNow #rhe…
25 Sep 2016 Social How to Use Dr. Cush offers tips on how to better use the website
06 Apr 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up! The Temporal Artery Biopsy Letdown! Listen or watch on the website
05 Aug 2019 Social Oral candidiasis (OC) is a significant predictor of severe infections during immunosuppressive Rx in ANCA-associated vasculitis. 71 pt cohort study; Predictors of severe infx: low albumin, pulse methylprednisolone (adj HR = 5.44), & OC (adjHR  5.31)
10 Nov 2015 Social Dr Michael Holers lecturers preclinical #RA & determinants of risk. Risk begins w/ Mucosal origins (colon lung gums)
04 Sep 2019 Social A prospecitve cohort study of 278 axSpA pts, grouped them into alcohol drinkers and non-drinkers. Alcohol was associated w/ spinal progression (mSASSS changes ≥ 2 units overr 2 yrs) (60.7% vs 29.2%, P < 0.001, compared w/ nondrinkers). 1st time finding.
02 Jun 2017 Social Th17 cells & plasmablasts signif increased in # RA w/ BMI >25; signif correlation betw BMI & Th17, IL-1β and IL-21
26 May 2016 Social Shoulder problem? Solution=Sleeping in the Recliner. A must for Rotator cuff, tendinitis, bursitis, post-surgery. Find right position zzz
12 Aug 2017 Social Drs. Gibofsky & Cush answer 5 questions about FDA AAC hearing on sirukumab in RA - committee voted against approval
20 Jun 2018 Social Checkout this audio file PODCAST from Day 3 at EULAR 2018 - listen here on on iTunes, Stitcher, etc.
11 Sep 2015 Social Periodontal Rx influences RA severity; Periodontal bacteria influences cause of RA & CCP, Auto Abs, RF in RA.
19 Jun 2015 Social Brain Natriuretic Peptide Measurement in Rheumatoid Arthritis | RheumNow - Rheumatology News & Information
10 Aug 2018 Social DINORA study 90 Early RA pts Rx w/ PBO, MTX or MTX+infliximab, @1 yr Remission seen in 0, 14% & 32% respectively and in 2nd yr was maintained in 75% of the IFX + MTX compared to 20% of the MTX-only pts.