New PET-CT scan can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis more accurately than traditional tests
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  July 25, 2017  
  Rheumatology  
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 New PET-CT scan can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis more accurately than traditional testsNew PET-CT scan can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis more accurately than traditional tests
 
Using a new imaging technique that can diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis much more accurately than traditional tests, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have found that the disease affects other organs in 40 percent of patients with cardiac sarcoidosis.
 
 
 Scientists uncover new group of Treg cells and DNA features linked to juvenile idiopathic arthritisScientists uncover new group of Treg cells and DNA features linked to juvenile idiopathic arthritis
 
A team of scientists and doctors from the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre has uncovered a new group of regulatory T (Treg) cells and DNA features associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), the most common form of arthritis among children under the age of 16.
 
   First UK guideline provides recommendations to manage adults with Primary Sjögren’s SyndromeFirst UK guideline provides recommendations to manage adults with Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome
 
The first UK guideline on the care of adults with Primary Sjögren’s Syndrome has been published today by the British Society of Rheumatology.
 
   Noninvasive treatment uses cooled radio energy to provide relief from arthritis painNoninvasive treatment uses cooled radio energy to provide relief from arthritis pain
 
Pain medicine specialists at Rush have helped develop, and are among the first in the country to provide, a noninvasive treatment for knee arthritis that uses cooled radio energy to target and interrupt pain signals.
 
   Targeting immune cells could lead to new treatments for pulmonary fibrosisTargeting immune cells could lead to new treatments for pulmonary fibrosis
 
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that a unique population of immune cells plays a key role in the development of pulmonary fibrosis, and showed that targeting such cells could lead to new treatments for the disease.
 
 Advances in Metabolomics Research
 
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