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Juvenile immune arthritis – new treatments wanted

Juvenile immune arthritis – new treatments wanted

Lupus flare-ups could be linked to environmental factors

Lupus flare-ups could be linked to environmental factors

Gadolinium-enhanced MRI of shoulders helps predict recurrence of polymyalgia rheumatica

Gadolinium-enhanced MRI of shoulders helps predict recurrence of polymyalgia rheumatica

Research highlights benefits of oral prednisolone in patients with hand osteoarthritis

Research highlights benefits of oral prednisolone in patients with hand osteoarthritis

Opioids do not improve quality of life or depression in OA patients

Opioids do not improve quality of life or depression in OA patients

Methotrexate appears to facilitate bone remodeling in patients with osteoarthritis

Methotrexate appears to facilitate bone remodeling in patients with osteoarthritis

Psoriasis onset determines whether arthritis or psoriasis starts first in people with psoriatic arthritis

Psoriasis onset determines whether arthritis or psoriasis starts first in people with psoriatic arthritis

Optimal therapy for Down syndrome arthropathy remains unclear, reveals study

Optimal therapy for Down syndrome arthropathy remains unclear, reveals study

Tocilizumab more effective than rituximab in achieving low disease activity in RA patients

Tocilizumab more effective than rituximab in achieving low disease activity in RA patients

Study shows ADA2 is a sensitive, specific biomarker for macrophage activation syndrome

Study shows ADA2 is a sensitive, specific biomarker for macrophage activation syndrome

Study provides first data on infectious risk in children exposed to non-TNFi biologics and tofacitinib

Study provides first data on infectious risk in children exposed to non-TNFi biologics and tofacitinib

Biologics can be used effectively for both elderly-onset and young-onset RA patients

Biologics can be used effectively for both elderly-onset and young-onset RA patients

Additional medications needed to control the symptoms of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Additional medications needed to control the symptoms of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Atmospheric and environmental changes linked to organ-specific lupus flares

Atmospheric and environmental changes linked to organ-specific lupus flares

Children with Down syndrome at greater risk of an associated form of arthritis

Children with Down syndrome at greater risk of an associated form of arthritis

Study reveals safety, efficacy of live zoster vaccine for people taking TNF inhibitors

Study reveals safety, efficacy of live zoster vaccine for people taking TNF inhibitors

Research discovers link between biomarker for RA and industrial air pollutants

Research discovers link between biomarker for RA and industrial air pollutants

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

New imaging systems can help diagnose heart disease

New imaging systems can help diagnose heart disease

Updated recommendations for treatment of patients with axial spondyloarthritis released

Updated recommendations for treatment of patients with axial spondyloarthritis released