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Study: Early treatment of RA shows benefits 20 years later

Study: Early treatment of RA shows benefits 20 years later
April 27, 2017

Early treatment of rheumatoid arthritis within the first 6 months of symptom onset can lead to improved health outcomes 20 years later, according to an analysis of arthritis prognosis.

Suzanne M.M. Verstappen, PhD, at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, and colleagues included 602 patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis between 1990 and 1994 and who met the 2010 American College of Rheumatology diagnosis criteria. After 20 years, 207 patients remained for follow-up.

Follow Healio/Rheumatology’s coverage of the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology

April 27, 2017
DESTIN, FLA. — Healio/Rheumatology is providing live coverage of the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology in Destin, Florida beginning today. Highlights of the…
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EULAR recommendations: Imaging not required for typical presentation of OA

April 26, 2017
EULAR has published imaging recommendations for the management of patients with osteoarthritis, which stated imaging is not required for typical presentation of the…
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Researchers compare CCP profile of patients with JIA vs RA

April 26, 2017
Among patients with rheumatoid arthritis and patients with a polyarticular subtype of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, researchers at University College London compared…
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Interferon-alpha led to remission in patients with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis

April 26, 2017
Among 30 patients with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, treatment with interferon-alpha led to remission in 25 patients, according to a recently published…
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Operative Management Options for Traumatic Anterior Shoulder Instability in Patients Younger Than 30 Years: September 2015

Anterior instability of the glenohumeral joint is a relatively common problem in the young population. Identification…
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VIDEO: Speaker reviews factors that impact response to treatment for Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis

March 28, 2017
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Osteoarthritis Research Society International World Congress

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Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than…
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