But link between fiber intake and knee osteoarthritis was significant in only 1of 2 studies.
To investigate the association between hormone therapy and carpal tunnel syndrome risk, researchers conducted a secondary analysis of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) hormone therapy trials.
Data show that myocardial inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis is related to disease activity and may contribute to increased risk for heart failure.
Many components of diet have been implicated as possible risk factors for RA, with varying degrees of evidence.
At 24 weeks, improvements seen in pain, function for osteoarthritis patients who did patellar mobilization.
Recent research points to an association between the gut microbiome composition and various types of immune-mediated inflammatory arthritides.
A 53-year-old obese man with a history of diabetes and hypertension presents with migratory bilateral ankle pain that is worse on the left side.
The addition of third-party insurance companies in the shared decision-making process complicated efficiency in terms of participants' decisions as well as timely treatment.
Data identified both clinical and employment factors that may predict poor work outcomes in patients with axial spondyloarthritis.
Bone erosions more frequent in those older at early RA onset even if they had clinical remission.
Functional disability progressed more rapidly in postmenopausal compared with premenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis.
About 1 in 3 adults with prediabetes has arthritis, and half of those with both conditions are physically inactive and/or obese.
An expert panel evaluated 23 separate statements related to the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of gout.
Patients with gout who did not reach a serum uric acid level below 6 mg/dL had a 2.4-fold increased risk for death.
Experts at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting discuss whether hydroxychloroquine dosing should be more than 5 mg/kg in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
In a British study, nurse-led care emphasizing patient education and engagement significantly improved the proportion of gout sufferers who achieved target serum urate levels.
Data from the CDC show that the prevalence of anxiety and depression is higher among adults with arthritis compared with the general population.
A recent systematic review found that nurse-led care is effective, acceptable, and safe in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Linked to small increase in mortality; at 2 years, 31% of dose escalators achieved serum urate goal.
The combined effects of pain with insomnia and pain with depression increased diverse types of health care use.
MRIs show rheumatoid arthritis patients have neurobiologic features observed in fibromyalgia.
Association only significant among men and only in seropositive rheumatoid arthritis.
EULAR has released updated guidelines for the management of hand osteoarthritis.
Medicare bundled payments for lower extremity joint replacements results in fewer discharges to post-acute care facilitiesSeptember 05, 2018
Medicare patients randomized to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement bundle payment model were less likely to be discharged to a post-acute care facility.
Most mobile apps directed toward individuals with rheumatoid arthritis do not provide a comprehensive experience.
A rheumatologist and orthopedic surgeon provide an interdisciplinary perspective on the perioperative management of antirheumatic medications in patients undergoing elective orthopedic surgery.
But in past 3 decades, decrease in late mortality seen among those who underwent BMT in childhood.
The European League Against Rheumatism has issued their 2018 recommendations for physical activity in patients with inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Radiofrequency denervation, typically used to treat lumbar and cervical zygapophyseal joint pain, has shown efficacy in treating thoracic zygapophyseal joint pain.
Siblings of patients with rheumatoid arthritis appear to have an increased risk for acute coronary syndrome, which suggests there is a shared susceptibility between the 2 conditions.