Treatment with anti-TNFα agents for conditions other than inflammatory bowel disease may increase the risk of developing Crohn disease or ulcerative colitis.
Even 2 years of clinical remission does not protect against bone erosions.
Mortality decrease greater in systemic lupus erythematosus pregnancies than in non-SLE pregnancies.
Type, rather than number, of comorbidities, has a greater effect on the quality of life of patients with psoriatic arthritis, according to recent research.
High waist circumference, regardless of overall body mass index, tied to higher risk.
Findings observed in patients achieving low disease activity, remission while receiving tocilizumab.
Orthopedic manual physical therapy, when combined with biobehavioral therapy, may not provide additional benefits to patients with chronic low back pain.
Osteopenia was found in more than 25% of both men and women, suggesting that more osteoporosis screening and prevention programs are needed in middle-age individuals.
The majority of interventional spine physicians reported using magnetic resonance imaging ahead of lumbar epidural steroid injections to correlate with the physical examination.
The use of sacroiliac joint injection with anesthetic and corticosteroid may not be efficacious for sacroiliac joint pain.
Venous thromboembolism risk similar for patients with gout regardless of urate-lowering therapy.
Patients who decreased opioid use while undergoing basivertebral nerve ablation were found to experience greater relief of chronic low back pain than those who increased opioid use.
Osteopenia at femoral neck found in 28% of men, 26% of women aged 35 to 50 years.
Researchers recommended performing lactate dehydrogenase level and blood smear testing in patients with renal and neurological symptoms.
16.9 percent of workers with any low back pain missed at least 1 day of work in previous 3 months.
Time to onset found to be 2 to 3 months for anxiety disorders and other conditions.
Most patients report not having participated in a lupus clinical trial, despite interest.
Adults with arthritis in southeastern states have highest prevalence of severe joint pain, physical inactivity.
Functional disability continues even after diagnosis and treatment.
Participants indicated that the main reason they discontinued breastfeeding was the restart of their medication.