Hydroxychloroquine for RA Boosts Metabolic, Cardiovascular Profile
The agent reduces cardiovascular events but has only a moderate effect on RA disease progression and activity.
Fibromyalgia Patients Neglect Medical Treatment
Rates of prescription filling and treatment adherence are very low in patients with new diagnoses.
Gout Worsens Its Comorbidities
Complaints about loss of self, loss of role identity, and lower quality of life dominate within this patient population.
Obesity Not Linked to Refractory Rheumatoid Arthritis
Associated comorbidities can bias clinical disease activity measures.
Musculoskeletal Complaints in Children Recounted
Many nontraumatic low intensity complaints in the general population do not reach the threshold for consultation.
Fibromyalgia and GERD Link Works Both Ways
The conditions often coexist, and a bidirectional association is suggested.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Inflammation Linked With Insulin Resistance
The incretin-insulin axis and incretin effect are disrupted in patients with RA.
Golimumab FDA Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis
This is the only fully human anti-TNF-α infused therapy approved for psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
3 New Things About Osteoporosis and Fractures
Both romosozumab and calcium help fracture prevention, and most young adults have fractures at nonosteoporotic sites.
Gout Equals Diabetes in Stroke Risk
Cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment strategies for patients with diabetes may apply.
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