Thursday, 17 Aug 2017

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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24 Feb 2017 Social ?Which of following most influences risk of getting #RA? A) 1st degree relative w/ RA; B) RF 34 IU; C) CCP >250 IU; D) CarbP Ab+ (answer=C)
24 Feb 2017 Social Switched memory B Cells in RA spont make ACPA and correlate highly w/ serum anti-CCP3 (r=0.57)
23 Feb 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Business is booming in Rheumatology but reimbursement is declining. Orrin Troum, MD #rwcs2017 @RWCSmtg @RheumNow https://…
23 Feb 2017 Social Dr. Matt Iseman, host of American Ninja, long-time Dx of #RA, wins Celebrity Apprentice.
21 Feb 2017 News Quarter of Patients Claim Diet Influences Their Rheumatoid Arthritis
17 Feb 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Periodontitis: salivary citrullinated proteins resemble those found in synovial fluid in RA. Anne Stevens, MD #rwcs2017 @…
15 Feb 2017 Social Dr. M Genovese @ #RWCS - BTK (Brutons tyrosine kinase) inhibitors are in development for the treatment of RA by Celgene and Genentech-Roche
15 Feb 2017 Social Lymphadenopathy & RA? Think Angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma: rare; w/ LN, fever, rash, organomegaly polyarthritis
15 Feb 2017 News Crohn's Arthritis Linked to E. Coli Infection
15 Feb 2017 Social NFAT5 incr expression of inflammatory genes & macrophage survival . Key transcription fx in RA macrophage pathology
14 Feb 2017 Social 43% of 550 RA pts have ILD. 70% occurred within 10 yrs of RA onset, w/ reticular & ground-glass patterns, most NSIP
14 Feb 2017 Social RT @CCalabreseDO: Another benefit of eating healthy? Possibly a lower risk of RA. @RheumNow @LCalabreseDO @HealioRheum…
08 Feb 2017 News Intra-articular Corticosteroids or Methotrexate for Oligoarticular JIA?
07 Feb 2017 News Novel Peripheral Helper T Cells in RA
06 Feb 2017 Social Diabetics have incr risk of #RA (^37%) thats decreased by HCQ (-33%), abatacept (-48%), higher w/ Pred & statins
06 Feb 2017 News No Increase in Infections with Pre-Op Infliximab Before Hip or Knee Replacement
03 Feb 2017 Social hemokine CXCL10 highly correlates w/ DAS28, CDAI, SJC, CRP & ESR in pts w/ early untreated RA. Potential Biomarker?
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!
01 Feb 2017 Social Post-Menopausal women have a 2fold higher risk of seronegative RA (vs. Post-menopause). MenopauseBefore 44yr HR= 2.4
27 Jan 2017 News Efficacy of Pneumococcal Vaccine in RA Patients