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Poverty Tied to Worse Functional Status in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Worse functional status and increased probability of functional decline are seen for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with lower socioeconomic status (SES), according to...
Cognitive Decline Ups Bone Fracture Risk, and More

Rheumatology Round-up: Cognitive Decline Ups Bone Fracture Risk, and More

Cognitive Decline May Up Bone Loss, Fracture Risk in Older Women There is a significant association between cognitive decline and both bone loss and fracture risk, independent...
Anti-SSA, Anti-SSB Antibodies Low in RA Patients Wishing to Conceive

Anti-SSA, Anti-SSB Antibodies Low in RA Patients Wishing to Conceive

For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who wish to conceive, the prevalence of anti-Sjögren's syndrome-related antigen A (anti-SSA) and anti-Sjögren's syndrome-related antigen B (anti-SSB)...
Cognitive Decline Ups Bone Fracture Risk, and More

Rheumatology Round-up: Six-Year Outcomes of ACL Revision Surgery; and More

RA Predictors ID'd in Undifferentiated Large Joint Arthritis Autoantibody positivity and subclinical synovitis are independent predictors of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) among patients presenting with undifferentiated...
Excess Risk in Women with Hypertension During Pregnancy Linked with Risk Factors

Women May Avoid Arthritis Treatment Due to Pregnancy and NursingConcerns

Expectant and recent mothers often choose to forego antirheumatic drugs to treat inflammatory arthritis out of concerns about medication safety in pregnancy and lactation,...
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Rheum Round-up: NSAID Use and COVID Severity, Dr. Dang on Gout, and more

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use is not associated with increased mortality or severity of COVID-19, according to a study published online May 7 in The...
U.S. COVID Cases, Hospitalizations on the Rise Just Before Thanksgiving

NSAID Use Not Linked to Increased Mortality, Severity in COVID-19

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use is not associated with increased mortality or severity of COVID-19, according to a study published online May 7 in The...

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