Monday, 26 Jun 2017

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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29 Apr 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Types of "Difficult RA" J. Cush, MD. Remember, we may be part of the problem. @RheumNow #SOTA2017 https://t.co/Wq6qphNcM1
27 Apr 2017 Social Goofiest report of 176 RA pts had a signif. neg correlation betw bilirubin & DAS28 (r=-0.331). neg correl w/ ESR CRP https://t.co/fImsPNv7vM
25 Apr 2017 Social RA Study shows Wt loss assoc w/ CV risk; Overweight protective of CV mortality & UnderWT incr risk of resp mortality https://t.co/nxrAPQ86qA
25 Apr 2017 Social WHO study of 31 countries shows RA mortality rates declined 48% from 1987-2011; 7.1 to 3.7/mil-years 1987 fo 2009-11 https://t.co/JyxBsI8ne1
24 Apr 2017 Social Sequencing 750 genes in 1,094 RA pts fails to identify genes correlating w/ TNFi resp or Dz activity; biomarker bust https://t.co/TDpTFLmnpT
24 Apr 2017 Social EU CHMP recommends the anti-IL6 drug sarilumab (Kevzara; Sanofi) for approval/use in RA. EMA decision awaited. https://t.co/XpHo43Ctyh
20 Apr 2017 Social Long term followup of RA pts on Norfolk registry demonstrate better SURVIVAL when DMARDs are started early (<6 mos) https://t.co/Wy2OVFuw7l
17 Apr 2017 Social Lyme disease hits 2016 record high in Maine; 1464 cases, up by 21% from 2015. Most increased Penobscot Co since 201… https://t.co/3LPj5wdisM
17 Apr 2017 Social Norway population study shows self-reported dx of RA & AS highly inaccurate, 19% RA, 16% AS verified by hosp records https://t.co/zc2zIb1ZZY
14 Apr 2017 Social 396 RA pts on bisphosphonates showed compliance 60% & persistence 63% @1yr; 33% @ 3yrs worse w/ monthly > weekly BP https://t.co/WaZeLzKoDC
13 Apr 2017 Social Nurses Health Study shows after adjusting for smoking & obesity, a healthy diet significantly lowers risk of #RA https://t.co/ED1bsJGObC
13 Apr 2017 Social Lancet article shows Mortality in #RA dropped 14% from 2005 (0.6/100K) to 2015 (0.5/100K) https://t.co/zmvXHT2um5
12 Apr 2017 Social ACR expresses concern over ICER economic eval of RA therapies. Concerned about lack of long term data, cost of care https://t.co/GvqAGyMFgt
12 Apr 2017 Social Swedish Registry shows lymphoma risk in RA is higher, as in in historical cohorts, but DMARD & TNFi don't incr risk https://t.co/pt2gV8XrlL
11 Apr 2017 Social Study of RA & population, higher BMI assoc w/ higher CRP, esp in women w/ severe obesity. ESR too, but men different https://t.co/iVs0Z97J4m
11 Apr 2017 Social Educating pts on exercise and using pedometers and step goals shown to significantly improve fatigue levels in #RA https://t.co/j5Ge1v6DxG
06 Apr 2017 Social Dr Holers Mucosal evidence: IgA autoAb present, airway dz in ACPA+ FDR, IgA plasmablasts, dysbiosis (gut, periodontal) in At risk individs
06 Apr 2017 Social Dr. Holers - Stopping smoking will reduced risk but data from Nurses Health Study says you need to be off for 20yrs… https://t.co/GvMcG89iT4
06 Apr 2017 Social Dr M Holers shows 1st Degree relatives (FDR) about 16% are RF or CCP positive, increased by smoking @CCF Biologics Summit VII
06 Apr 2017 Social Dr McInnes -"RA synovium in inflammation tells us much, but the synovium in remission is likely to tell us more"