Lupus

IV Belimumab for SLE Reduces Flare-Ups, Oral Corticosteroid Use

September 23rd 2021, 8:10pm

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Intravenous belimumab had benefits, but also resulted in more health care utilization due to the nature of its administration.

Treat-to-Target Strategy Has Treatment Potential in Pediatric Lupus Nephritis

September 17th 2021, 12:00pm

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Treat-to-target has long been used in adults, but a new study finds it is warranted in pediatric cases, too.

Belimumab Shows Promise in Small Cohort of Adults With NPSLE

September 15th 2021, 5:00pm

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Five case reports suggested the anti-BAFF monoclonal antibody was effective at reducing disease activity scores for adults who have neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus (NPSLE).

Case Report Underscores Varied Nature of SLE Presentation

September 8th 2021, 8:15pm

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A case report details the presentation of systemic lupus erythematous in a young, previously healthy individual.

Therapy Satisfaction High Among Patients With SLE, Although Burdens Remain

September 1st 2021, 5:10pm

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Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) said they still suffered significant pain and fatigue, even though they reported high rates of satisfaction with their therapies.

Dementia Tied to Most Common Form of Lupus, Study Finds

March 17th 2021, 5:00pm

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While an association was found between dementia and the most common form of lupus, links to other autoimmune diseases—rheumatic arthritis, Sjögren’s syndrome, and Behcet’s disease—were not found.

Researchers Identify 4 Novel Biomarkers to More Accurately Diagnose RA

January 29th 2021, 4:30pm

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A 4-biomarker panel can help ensure rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is accurately diagnosed, according to study results published in Arthritis Research & Therapy.

Dementia in Patients With RA Lower in Those Using Biologics, Study Says

January 2nd 2021, 11:45am

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Previous studies have suggested that inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can increase the risk for dementia and that tumor necrosis factor agents may have a role in preventing the incidence of dementia.

Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Have Higher Cardiometabolic Risk for CVD

December 21st 2020, 3:48pm

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Researchers explored the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as it relates to factors like excess weight, disease evolution time, and clinical activity.

Patterns of Sleep and Activity Among Adults With Arthritis

October 14th 2020, 6:57pm

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A new study has identified 4 subgroups of patients with arthritis based on their 24-hour activity-sleep profiles, which may allow for tailored interventions to support patients with arthritis.