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Baricitinib more effective than adalimumab or placebo in methotrexate-resistant RA

Favorable phase 3 results from the RA-BEAM trial of this oral Janus kinase inhibitor.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Annals of Internal Medicine
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Telemedicine plus online coping-skills training for knee osteoarthritis

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Spinal disorders elevated in IBD patients 20 years after diagnosis | ECCO

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Rheum Dis
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Meta-analysis: are NSAIDs effective for back pain?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Intern Med
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New ACP guideline: begin with drug-free approach to low back pain

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  • Clinical Essentials from Arthritis Rheumatol
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Rheumatoid arthritis: autoimmune memory B cells persist even with treatment remission

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  • Clinical Essentials from Ann Rheum Dis
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Younger women who eat a healthy diet are less likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Bone Miner Res
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Low testosterone linked to fall risk in older men

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Orthop Res
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Knee osteoarthritis: typical but not accelerated cases linked to worse glucose homeostasis

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Professional Essentials

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Bundled payment models delayed, but not in immediate danger, HHS says

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Caribbean medical schools seek better image

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Kennedy says he expects Trump vaccine panel will move forward

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Court strikes down Florida law barring physicians from discussing firearms

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What would the proposed replacement for Obamacare mean for me?

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Mandatory PDMP use related to safer opioid prescribing

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Autoimmun
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Study nixes link between HPV vaccine, autoimmune diseases

Vaccine safety has been questioned amid reports of autoimmune disease after vaccination.

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  • Clinical Essentials from International Journal of Rheumatic Disease
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Ultrasound picks up disease activity in RA patients on DMARDs

In this small study, nearly half of those in clinical remission had telltale activity on ultrasound.

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  • Clinical Essentials from European Journal of Radiology
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Clue to future JIA flares on DCE-MRI?

Maximum enhancement of synovium differed significantly in pre-flare participants.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Internal and Emergency Medicine
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Cancer a higher risk for those with rheumatic disease

At especially high risk: older men with polymyalgia rheumatica and ≥6 painful joints.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Clinical Rheumatology
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Psoriasis may be more common in patients with lupus than previously thought

Only limited case-series have been published on the overlap of psoriasis with SLE.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
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Zoledronic acid to suppress bone turnover in Paget’s no better than prescribing it symptomatically

The PRISM-EZ study found no fracture-rate advantage to maintaining alkaline phosphatase levels within normal range.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Journal of Autoimmunity
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Lupus: immune mediator levels predict flares in African American patients

Telltale changes in these mediators offered up to 12 weeks' warning in advance of clinical signs.

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  • Clinical Essentials from The Journal of Rheumatology
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Despite treatment advances, many with psoriatic arthritis not getting relief

Treatment options via biologic therapy have greatly improved for patients with PsA.

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  • Clinical Essentials from The Journal of Rheumatology
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Patients with psoriatic arthritis at higher risk for type 2 diabetes

Should patients with psoriatic arthritis be screened for type 2 diabetes?

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  • Clinical Essentials from The Lancet
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Oligoarticular JIA: no help from oral methotrexate added to steroid joint injections

Little evidence exists to guide treatment of oligoarticular (vs polyarticular or systemic) JIA.

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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis: does methotrexate augment the efficacy intra-articular corticosteroids?
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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis: does methotrexate augment the efficacy intra-articular corticosteroids?

Need for optimal therapeutic strategies for oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pain Physician
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Pain: what are the most common causes?

Study analyzes prevalence of specific diagnoses in 6.6 million US adults

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  • Clinical Essentials from Clinical Therapeutics
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Ibandronate in rheumatoid arthritis: potential bone protection for osteopenic women

The EMBRACE trial found gains in bone mineral density at 48 wk.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Aging (Albany, NY)
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Melatonin + micronutrients improves BMD in postmenopausal women with osteopenia

Women transitioning through menopause frequently suffer bone loss as well as sleep disruption and mood depression.

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