In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in rheumatology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Pharmaceutical-grade chondroitin sulfate seen as effective in patients with knee osteoarthritis

May 25, 2017
Patients with knee osteoarthritis who took chondroitin sulfate showed improved function at 6 months compared with patients who took placebo…
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Analysis of hospital discharges: Pulmonary embolism linked with systemic lupus erythematosus

May 25, 2017
Pulmonary embolism was associated with lupus, according to results of a recently published retrospective study. Srinadh Annangi, MBBS, from…
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Greater fiber intake linked to reduced risk for symptomatic osteoarthritis

May 25, 2017
Greater fiber intake was associated with a reduced risk for symptomatic osteoarthritis, but not radiographic osteoarthritis, according to results of…
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High-risk pools may raise health care costs for all Americans

May 24, 2017
Reinstituting high-risk pools as a state option as part of the American Health Care Act that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives…
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Factors of methotrexate-induced epidermal necrosis identified

May 23, 2017
Researchers identified early signs and risk factors of methotrexate-induced epidermal necrosis, and physicians should use caution when deciding when…
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Study finds patients with AS, PsA or uSpA had greater risks for acute coronary syndrome, stroke events

May 23, 2017
Patients with ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis or undifferentiated spondyloarthritis had greater risks for acute coronary syndrome and…
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Study: Symptomatic osteoarthritis remains strongest contributor to walking difficulty

May 22, 2017
Symptomatic knee and hip osteoarthritis were the strongest determinants of walking difficulty, according to a recently published cohort study…
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Smoking cessation 4 years prior to RA diagnosis associated with reduced mortality risk

May 19, 2017
Smoking cessation 4 years prior to a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis was linked to a reduced mortality risk, according to a recently published…
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Increased dairy product consumption linked with greater risk for total hip arthroplasty in men with OA

May 19, 2017
Increased dairy production consumption was linked with a greater risk for total hip arthroplasty in men with osteoarthritis, according to a recently…
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Patients with psoriasis treated with biologics have minimal risk of hepatitis B, C reactivation

May 18, 2017
Patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis without hepatitis who were seropositive for hepatitis B core antibody only or hepatitis C infection, and…
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