Gout more than doubles the risk for end-stage kidney disease.
Findings show a dose- or frequency-dependent association; all antibiotic classes linked to higher odds for RA.
Older pubertal age was associated with lower BMD in adolescence and early adulthood, despite some catch-up during puberty.
Considerable proportion of increased CHF, IHD, and stroke risk mediated by NSAID use.
Findings indicated by perivascular fat attenuation index, as measured by coronary CT angiography.
Researchers aimed to assess the association between height and weight velocities across different age periods with bone measures at age 7 years.
Self-administered acupressure may be efficacious for reducing pain and fatigue in patients with chronic low back pain.
Increased incidences found for lymphoma, lung cancer (in male patients), and cervical cancer.
However, sleep disorder does not lessen the impact of pain intensity, disability on health care utilization.
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.