Wednesday, 18 Jul 2018

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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21 May 2018 Social RA pts have a 2 fold risk of osteoporosis-related fractures. High titer CCP levels assoc. w/ lower BMD and lean body mass assoc w/ higher BMD
18 May 2018 Social RheumNow week in Review is up - both the podcast on iTunes & SoundCloud or watch it on oiur website
18 May 2018 Social Swedish RA registry study shows that exposure to passive smoking is not associated risk of ACPA+ or ACPA neg RA.
18 May 2018 News Treat-to-Target a Bust with Rheumatologists
15 May 2018 News Epigenetic Link in Rheumatoid Arthritis to Huntington's Disease
15 May 2018 Social Setpoint announces a phase I trial studying a new Vagus Nerve Stimulation in RA. Only 15pts will be recruited from select sites in Florida, Altoona PA, Northwell onw LI.
15 May 2018 Social Genentech announces that the FDA has approved Actemra for use in Active Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
15 May 2018 Social RA pts have a greater risk of CVA; Study of 7904 RA pts shows that short-term methotrexate might decrease ischemic stroke risk, but hydroxychloroquine and sulfasalazine did not.
14 May 2018 News Mortality Predictors in Rheumatoid Arthritis
12 May 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up - Nonadherence and Atronomic Costs. Listen to the podcast on iTunes or here or watch the videocast
07 May 2018 Social 8 yr F/U from Nordic JIA study. Remission was NOT achieved in60%; 20-32% had Functional disability. Prediction models for disability and xray damage were developed.
04 May 2018 Social RT @ImmunologyNews: Effect of tear supplements on signs, symptoms and inflammatory markers in dry eye #OA https://t…
04 May 2018 Social RT @Lupusdoc: Troponin Predicts Mortality in Inflammatory Arthritis as presented by @scskeoch at #BSR18
02 May 2018 News Genetic Breakthrough in Systemic JIA
02 May 2018 News Tick, Mosquite-Borne Diseases Triple Since 2004
01 May 2018 Social JAMA Neurology, reports IBD patients have ~30% higher risk of Parkinsons; But early treatment with an anti-TNF gave an almost 80% reduction in parkinsons in those with IBD.
01 May 2018 News Severe Obesity Worsens Disability in Rheumatoid Arthritis
29 Apr 2018 Social RheumNow week in Review is up - FDA Showdown! Listen to the podcast on iTunes or here or watch the video
24 Apr 2018 News FDA Review: Take Two for Baricitinib
23 Apr 2018 Social FDA Arthritis advisory panel voting on baricitinib safety was 9-6 in favor of 2mg and was 11-4 against the safety of 4 mg