Rheumatology

Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked With Cognitive Impairment, but Review Finds Measurement Methods Vary

October 22nd 2021, 1:00pm

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Researchers hope these findings help develop methods to assess cognitive function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Authors Argue for More Personalized Rheumatoid Arthritis Care

October 20th 2021, 2:45pm

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A new opinion piece makes the case that rheumatoid arthritis care can, and should, be better tailored to individual case characteristics.

Analysis: Upadacitinib Raises Herpes Zoster Risk in Patients With RA

October 13th 2021, 5:30pm

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Results of a pooled analysis showed patients with rheumatoid arthritis who take upadacitinib may be at increased risk of herpes zoster.

Survey: COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Low Among People with Rheumatic Diseases

October 11th 2021, 7:40pm

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Three-quarters of patients said they were worried about the risks associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Heightens Mortality Risk After CABG, Study Finds

October 7th 2021, 9:00pm

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Duration of rheumatoid arthritis and use of corticosteroids were associated with higher risk of adverse outcomes following coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).

Malnutrition Complicates Quality of Life in Elderly Patients With RA

October 5th 2021, 5:45pm

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Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who suffer from malnutrition were more likely to be frail and face mental health challenges.

More Research Needed on Cholinergic Anti-inflammatory Pathway Use in CTDs

September 27th 2021, 11:00am

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A look at the existing literature suggests more questions than answers remain when it comes to the potential use of the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway in connective tissue diseases (CTDs).

Report: 2 Patients With RA Experienced Peripheral Neuropathy on JAK Inhibitor

September 23rd 2021, 9:05pm

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The reports suggest patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) could experience secondary neurological adverse events, though the side effect appears to be rare.

TNF Inhibitor Use, Follicular Lymphoma Risk Linked Among Patients With RA

September 18th 2021, 12:00pm

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Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who used tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors had significantly higher rates of nonmelanoma skin cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Early Lung Screening May Be Beneficial in RA, Study Finds

September 15th 2021, 2:55pm

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A new study lends insights into the prevalence of lung abnormalities in patients with newly diagnosed cases of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).