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Hand OA Rx strikes out. HCQ Rx neg and colchicine Trial negative. I wouldn’t put hand OA as same category of no Rx as for SSc and Sjogrens but agree though nuts to crack @eular_org @CRASCRRheum @earlyarthritis #EULAR2020 https://t.co/QRe3UpKpbz

Janet Pope Janetbirdope ( View Tweet)

Jun 07, 2020
#EULAR2020 OP0096 Dr. L Chatzis study on Sjogren: 1. 2nd most common autoimm dz in women 2. women:men ratio 20:1 (not 9:1) 3. 2 types Ro-Ab: nuc. Ro60 (assc w/La)and cytopls. Ro52 (assc w/ILD/myositis) 4. Seroneg.
Jun 06, 2020
Primary Sjogren’s syndrome showed benefit of leflunomide + #Hydroxychloroquine vs placebo - past neg RCT of HCQ for PSS Sicca (dry eyes/mouth) so is it just leflunomide that works or combo?

Janet Pope Janetbirdope ( View Tweet)

Jun 06, 2020
Yet another NEGATIVE Trial in Hand OA. Add Hand OA to the list that Includes Scleroderma, Sjogrens and CRPS as untreatable diseases with large unmet needs! https://t.co/cMMqmeo19N

Dr. John Cush RheumNow ( View Tweet)

Jun 05, 2020

RheumNow Podcast- Corona Increases RA Risk (3.13.20)

Mar 13, 2020

Dr. Jack Cush reviews the news and journal articles from the past week on RheumNow.com.

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Don't Blame the Weather in Sjogren's

Mar 03, 2020

Seasonal variations in symptoms -- commonly reported by patients with rheumatic diseases -- were not observed in a large cohort of patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome, French investigators found.

On a combined endpoint that reflected the three main symptoms of pain, fatigue, and

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RheumNow Podcast - RWCS Quick Hits (2.14.20)

Feb 14, 2020

Dr. Jack Cush reviews the highlights from the 2020 RWCS meeting in Maui, Hawaii.

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EULAR Recommendations on Sjögren’s Syndrome

Feb 03, 2020

The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) has established an international collaborative group (EULAR SS Task Force) to develop the first EULAR evidence and consensus-based recommendations for the management of patients with Sjogens syndrome (SjS).

The Task Force included

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RheumNow Podcast- The Down Side of Steroids (1.17.20)

Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Jack Cush reviews the journal reports and news from RheumNow.com.
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ACR/EULAR Classification Criteria for IgG4 Related Disease

Dec 11, 2019

IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a relatively new disorder since 2003, and may present as a diagnostic challenge as it can cause fibroinflammatory pathology in nearly any organ. 

A EULAR workgroup set out to develop and validate an international set of classification criteria for IgG4-

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RheumNow Podcast –Favorites of ACR 2019 (11.22.19)

Nov 22, 2019

Dr. Jack Cush recaps standout presentations and information from ACR 2019 held in Atlanta November 9-12, 2019.

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Sjogren's Syndrome at Risk for Psychiatric Disorders

Aug 02, 2019

A population-based claims study from Taiwan shows significantly increased incidences of depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, and sleep disorder in patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS). 

Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Research Database was the source of this retrospective

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RheumNow Podcast – EULAR 2019 Streamin' - (6.14.19)

Jul 05, 2019

Editor's note: July 1 - 5, RheumNow is running the best of the EULAR 2019 meeting. Dr. Jack Cush reports from Madrid on several novel presentations from EULAR 2019, including low-dose steroids in hand OA, ABA vs. ADA in double positive RA patients, psoriasis predictors of PsA, tildrakizumab and

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EULAR 2019 - Day 1 Report

Jul 01, 2019

Editor's note: July 1 - 5, RheumNow is running the best of the EULAR 2019 meeting. Here are a few of the highlights from day 1 EULAR in Madrid, including another IL-23 inhibitor, BTK inhibition, abatacept in Sjogren's syndrome, don't repeat the ANA, and drug free remission in systemic JIA.

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Sjögren's Syndrome Differs in Minorities

Jun 25, 2019

Minority groups in the U.S. have differing rates of Sjögren's syndrome and exhibit distinct clinical patterns of the disease, a large cross-sectional study revealed.

The percentage of American Indians in a SS cohort of 610 patients was much higher than expected, at 25.3%, whereas the percentage

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RheumNow Podcast – EULAR 2019 Streamin' - (6.14.19)

Jun 14, 2019

Dr. Jack Cush reports from Madrid on several novel presentations from EULAR 2019.

1. Genovese Vagal nerve stimulator in RA

2.

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EULAR 2019 - Day 1 Report

Jun 12, 2019

Here are a few of the highlights from day 1 EULAR in Madrid. 

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Ethnicity Matters in Sjogren's Syndrome

Aug 02, 2018

Among the ethnically diverse residents of Manhattan, certain groups had markedly different incidence rates of primary Sjogren's syndrome, a retrospective study found.

Women were more often affected, with age-adjusted incidence rates being highest for Asian women, at 10.5 (95% CI 6.6-15.

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The ACR17 RheumNow Week in Review - 1 December 2017

Dec 01, 2017

Dr Jack Cush reviews nighlights and news from the past 2 weeks on RheumNow.com. This week's report includes new drug approvals, disappointing ACR guidelines, Lyme & Zika, infertility, dermatomyositis skin outcomes and myositis-associated cancer testing.

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ACR 2017 - Day 2 Highlights

Nov 06, 2017

In the afternoon on Monday, the ACR ran a clinical symposium on gout. One presentation stood out, on “Asymptomatic hyperuricemia” (AH) by M. Pillinger, MD from NYU Medical School. At issue is when should AH be treated. He showed impressive data by Feig, wherein adolescents with hypertension

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The RheumNow Week in Review - 6 October 2017

Oct 06, 2017

The RheumNow Week in Review discusses the past week's news, journal articles and highlights from RheumNow.com. In this week's report, Dr. Jack Cush discusses when to hold the biologic, lymphoma risk with tofacitinib, early clues to the diagnosis of RA, biologic use in pregnancy, what's

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Primary Sjögren's Syndrome Guideline from the British Society for Rheumatology

Oct 02, 2017

The British Society of Rheumatology (BSR) has been accredited by NICE to develop a guidance document for the management of primary Sjögren's Syndrome intended for rheumatologists, general physicians, general practitioners, specialist nurses and other specialists (e.g. ophthalmologists, dental

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The RheumNow Week in Review – 24 March 2017

Mar 24, 2017

Dr. Jack Cush reviews news and highlights from the past week on RheumNow.com.  

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Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation's 2017 Sjogren's Treatment Guidelines

Mar 23, 2017

Dr. Steven Carsons and an expert committee of the Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation have published a clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and recommendations for the managment of Sjögren's syndrome.

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The RheumNow Week in Review – 6 January 2017

Jan 06, 2017

Dr. Jack Cush reviews highlights from the first week of 2017 on RheumNow.com.

Happy New Year!

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