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.

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In autoimmune patients, shingles vaccine seen as effective for 5 years

July 24, 2017
In patients with autoimmune disease, the effectiveness of the herpes zoster vaccine appears to be attenuated after about 5 years, according to
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AAP urges renewed support for pediatric team-based care

July 24, 2017
Specific investments should be made for pediatric care practices by stakeholders, including infrastructure, education and privacy-secured technology…
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Serum biomarker levels linked with chondroitin sulfate treatment response in knee OA with cartilage loss

July 21, 2017
Serum biomarker levels were linked with treatment response to chondroitin sulfate in knees with osteoarthritis cartilage loss, according to a…
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Researchers identify new genetic markers in patients with lupus

July 21, 2017
Among patients with lupus, researchers have identified new genetic markers that predispose patients to the disease, according to a recently published…
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YKL-40 seen as promising biomarker for polymyositis, dermatomyositis-associated interstitial lung disease

July 20, 2017
YKL-40 could serve as a biomarker for patients with polymyositis/dermatomyositis-associated interstitial lung disease, according to a recently…
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European researchers publish recommendations for child-onset lupus

July 20, 2017
European researchers recently published recommendations for child-onset lupus, as well as neuropsychiatric child-onset lupus. “It must be noted…
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Patients with long-standing, refractory RA had improvements in subjective results 1 year after rituximab

July 19, 2017
Among patients with long-standing refractory rheumatoid arthritis, there were improvements in patient-reported outcomes 1 year after treatment with…
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Silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty yielded benefits that persist out to 7 years

July 18, 2017
In patients with rheumatoid arthritis, silicone metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty provided benefits that were sustained for up to 7 years and…
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DAS28 remission commonly linked with disease activity despite stringent cut-off points

July 17, 2017
DAS28 remission was commonly linked with clinical disease activity despite more stringent cut-points, according to a recently published study. …
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Cumulative hydroxychloroquine and aspirin may prevent cardiovascular events in patients with SLE

July 14, 2017
In patients with lupus, ongoing use of hydroxychloroquine plus low-dose aspirin may be associated with increased effectiveness in the primary…
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