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Rheum Round-up: Hydroxychloroquine, Arthritis and Alcohol, and more

In this week’s rheumatology round-up, read about the latest updates on hydroxychloroquine and two arthritis drugs (tentatively) deemed effective in severe COVID-19, plus some...
Hydroxychloroquine Versus Sulfasalazine: How Do These RA Drugs Compare in Risks of Suicide, Depression, Psychosis?

Hydroxychloroquine Versus Sulfasalazine: How Do These RA Drugs Compare in Risks of Suicide, Depression,...

Hydroxychloroquine was not associated with an increased risk for suicide, depression, or psychosis among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) when compared with sulfasalazine, a...
The Newly Crowned Best Diet for 2021 May Reduce Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis Among These Women

The Newly Crowned Best Diet for 2021 May Reduce Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis Among...

For the fourth year in a row, the Mediterranean diet has claimed the number one spot on U.S. News & World Report's annual ranking...
Drinking Alcohol May Reduce Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Drinking Alcohol May Reduce Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Alcohol consumption may be associated with a decreased risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a recent study. Further, among people who smoke,...
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Arthritis Drugs Tocilizumab and Sarilumab May Improve COVID-19 Survival

Interleukin-6 receptor antagonists tocilizumab and sarilumab, both used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, may improve outcomes in critically ill patients with COVID-19, according...
Which Arthritis Treatments Increase The Risk for COVID-19?

Which Arthritis Treatments Increase The Risk for COVID-19?

Glucocorticoids in the treatment of arthritis may increase the risk for COVID-19 infection, while targeted-synthetic/biological (ts/b) disease-modifying drugs (DMARDs) may reduce the risk, according...
High Anxiety And Self-Isolation Caused By COVID-19 Pandemic in Patients With Inflammatory Rheumatic Disease

High Anxiety And Self-Isolation Caused By COVID-19 Pandemic in Patients With Inflammatory Rheumatic Disease

A study took a closer look at self-protection and health behavior habits among patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease during the COVID-19 pandemic and found...

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