Sjögren’s Syndrome

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History of nontuberculous mycobacteria infection linked to incident Sjögren’s syndrome

June 20, 2017

MADRID — Recent diagnosis with Sjögren’s syndrome appears to be significantly linked to a history of nontuberculous mycobacteria infection, according to findings presented at the EULAR Annual Congress.

However, no such association has been found between Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) and history of tuberculosis, the researchers reported.

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Unspoken and Undiagnosed: Addressing Sex and Intimacy Issues in Rheumatic Disease

Healio Rheumatology, June 2017
Sexual dysfunction and intimacy issues may rank high among the complaints reported by patients with rheumatic diseases, but these complaints often remain unaddressed in…
In the Journals

Rituximab seen as not effective for symptoms of Sjögren’s Syndrome

June 5, 2017
Rituximab was not effective for relief of symptomatic fatigue and oral dryness in patients with Sjögren’s Syndrome, according to a recently published analysis…
In the Journals

Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation releases its first guidelines for disease treatment

March 22, 2017
The Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation has released its first treatment guidelines for the management of Sjögren’s syndrome, according to a recently published…
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Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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Protocol-Based Arthroplasty: Less Is More: October 2015

Total joint arthroplasty is a successful orthopedic procedure that is performed in high volume in the United States and…
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History of nontuberculous mycobacteria infection linked to incident Sjögren’s syndrome

June 20, 2017
MADRID — Recent diagnosis with Sjögren’s syndrome appears to be significantly linked to a history of nontuberculous mycobacteria…

Feature

Unspoken and Undiagnosed: Addressing Sex and Intimacy Issues in Rheumatic Disease

Healio Rheumatology, June 2017
Sexual dysfunction and intimacy issues may rank high among the complaints reported by patients with rheumatic diseases, but these complaints often…

In the Journals

Rituximab seen as not effective for symptoms of Sjögren’s Syndrome

June 5, 2017
Rituximab was not effective for relief of symptomatic fatigue and oral dryness in patients with Sjögren’s Syndrome, according to a recently…

In the Journals

Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation releases its first guidelines for disease treatment

March 22, 2017
The Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation has released its first treatment guidelines for the management of Sjögren’s syndrome, according to a…

Patients with Sjögren's reported visiting almost five health care professionals per year

March 21, 2017
According to a recent survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation, patients with Sjögren’s syndrome…

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More Questions Than Answers: Dealing With Rheumatic Complications of Immunomodulators

Healio Rheumatology, February 2017
Immune checkpoint inhibitors have been in heavy use in major cancer centers for more than a decade. These drugs are now used for several…

Editorial

There is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

Healio Rheumatology, February 2017
For generations, it has been a dream of oncologists to harness the immune system to defeat cancer. William B. Coley, MD, an innovative cancer…

Editorial

Keeping Cool in the Race for Precision Medicine

Healio Rheumatology, December 2016
Precision medicine is rapidly racing forward and, for those of us who are watching, it may be reasonable to ask “What will this mean for…

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Making Use of Precision Medicine for Rheumatic Diseases

Healio Rheumatology, December 2016
The NIH recently commissioned $55 million for studies to investigate precision medicine. While it remains to be seen how many of those dollars will…

In the Journals

New questionnaire more accurately identified rheumatic disease

November 8, 2016
Researchers from the University of Toronto developed a new questionnaire to more accurately screen for rheumatic disease in the outpatient setting…

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