Linked to small increase in mortality; at 2 years, 31% of dose escalators achieved serum urate goal.
The European League Against Rheumatism has issued their 2018 recommendations for physical activity in patients with inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Functional magnetic resonance imaging was used to monitor brain activity in patients with osteoarthritis who were administered either genuine or placebo electroacupuncture.
The FDA has cleared Halyard Health's COOLIEF Radiofrequency Treatment for relief of chronic osteoarthritis knee pain.
Patients with septic arthritis with poor functional outcome who underwent ultrasonography showed decreased synovial thickness at 3 months.
Patients benefit from non-pharmacological treatment in a structured arthritis rehabilitation program.
Consultations for musculoskeletal symptoms and infections increase prior to an inflammatory arthritis diagnosis.
Multibiomarker disease activity improved relapse prediction in RA patients who are in remission.
Early and aggressive management of RA is urged by investigators.
It is critical to identify disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs for elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Researchers found that ultrasonography of selected joints can improve clinical assessment.
After 8 weeks, patients with rheumatoid arthritis who took probiotics showed improvements in disease activity and metabolic health.
Nearly 12% of patients in remission from RA still experience clinically significant pain.
Nearly 50% of patients with psoriatic arthritis report elevated levels of fatigue.
The risk of developing hand, hip, and knee osteoarthritis is increased in people who are overweight or obese.
The biosimilar has also been approved for Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, there are disparities between radiologic and goniometric measurements of joint deviation.
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common problems encountered in primary care, and conservative treatment can improve patients' quality of life.
A molecule found in green tea may block a protein that causes the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
A multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating enteropathic spondyloarthritis (ESpA) is the best way to ensure a patient gets comprehensive care.
Due to improved treatment options, rheumatoid arthritis mortality rates have decreased since 2000.
Updated American College of Rheumatology recommendations suggest using first-line DMARDs in combination with biologic agents and nonbiologic DMARDs to achieve therapeutic efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis treatment.
Research has shown a positive correlation between bariatric surgery-associated weight loss and decreased rheumatoid arthritis disease activity.
In two osteoarthritis studies, radiographs correctly detected hip OA in only a fraction of patients.
For osteoarthritis care, complexity, dissonance, and prioritization are three barriers in clinician and patient communication.
For patients with severe osteoarthritis, dangling their legs can help with intra-articular injections.
Psoriasis patients exposed to trauma have an increased risk for psoriatic arthritis.
Patients with chronic arthritis were 15.8% more likely to have work disability.
Methylsulfonylmethane may help treat osteoarthritis and may eventually create a way to detect melanoma.
No significant association between Mediterranean diet and risk of rheumatoid arthritis in two large cohorts of U.S. women.