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New research shows that rheumatoid arthritis patients benefit from participating in personalized, digital health coaching.
Rheumatoid arthritis patients who take opioids or antidepressants are likelier to fracture their bones, according to research presented at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego.
Women who have lupus and who are obese tend to report worse outcomes when it comes to disease activity, depression, pain, and fatigue.
“The results of this preliminary study may help rheumatologists to differentiate RA patients who would successfully down-titrate biologics”
Arthritis patients can lower their medical costs and decrease delays by using a new online consultation tool, Chinese researchers reported at the 2017 American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego.
Obese axSpa patients “have significantly higher disease activity scores and worse physical function, spinal mobility and quality of life than patients who are either normal weight or overweight,” Fitzgerald said.
New Research: Lupus patients who consume more omega-3 fatty acids tend to sleep better and to experience decreased depressive symptoms.
Three presentations at the American College of Rheumatology annual conference in San Diego addressed new classification criteria for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The criteria result from a collaboration between ACR and the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR). “It is a...
Italian researchers studied 125 patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and they noticed patterns associated with weight.
Rheumatoid arthritis patients who took what MedPage Today calls a “methotrexate holiday” — abstaining from the disease-modifying antirheumatic drug for two weeks following an influenza vaccination — saw “modestly stronger” immune responses than did those who stayed on methotrexate. That’s...