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CMS policy spurs outpatient knee replacement

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Adams confirmed as surgeon general

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Physician must stop marketing 3-parent baby technique

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NPs, PAs boost productivity: survey

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Joint and Bone Disease Vitals for October 2017
  • Vitals
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Joint and Bone Disease Vitals for October 2017

Infection risk with biologics in juvenile arthritis | Options for treatment-refractory RA.

  • Clinical Essentials from Int J Epidemiol
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Immune-related conditions increase GBS risk for women

A longitudinal cohort study among more than 1.1 million parous women.

  • Clinical Essentials from Endocrine
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Can growth hormone prevent bone loss in non-deficient patients?

A meta-analysis of postmenopausal women.

  • Clinical Essentials from Rheumatol Int
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RA: janus kinase inhibitor also protects against vascular damage

Results of a small study.

  • Clinical Essentials from Osteoporos Int
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Stroke, PPIs, and the risk for osteoporosis

Do PPIs lead to more fractures?

  • Clinical Essentials
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Gout: lesinurad should not be used as monotherapy

It may lead to renal complications.

  • Clinical Essentials from Osteoporos Int
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Inflammation from diet may contribute to fracture risk

Researchers only saw the association in female patients.

  • Clinical Essentials from Bone Res
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Osteoporosis: vitamin D supplementation to treatment may help

Results of a small study.

  • Clinical Essentials from Am J Sports Med
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APS injection relieves knee pain in osteoarthritis

But a potentially significant placebo effect hinders interpretation of results.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Neurol
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Neurosarcoidosis: predictors of long-term outcomes identified

A cohort study of 234 patients with neurosarcoidosis.

  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Rheumatol
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RA: predicting which patients will respond well to NSAID withdrawal

Some patients will succeed more than others; here’s how to tell.

  • Clinical Essentials from Patient Prefer Adherence
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Inflammatory arthritis patients generally like IV biologics

Results from a small survey.

  • Clinical Essentials from JAMA Intern Med
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RA: do biologics and immunosuppressants increase cancer risk?

Perhaps not, with one exception.

  • Clinical Essentials from Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol
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Proactive vs reactive infliximab monitoring in IBD

Waiting to check until symptoms develop means waiting too long to optimize treatment.