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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.


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…
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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…
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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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Best of AWIR Immunology Bootcamp

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.; Lilly USA, LLC; and Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Immune-mediated inflammatory disease (IMID) is a group of clinically heterogeneous disorders that share common…
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VIDEO: Calabrese highlights important viral studies from ACR 2015

November 11, 2015
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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting


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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