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Joint Damage in Healthy Military Recruits May Mimic Spondyloarthropathies

MRI scans of healthy military recruits showed sacroiliac joint damage similar to that found in axial spondyloarthritis after six weeks of intensive physical training, reinforcing the importance of exercising caution when interpreting MRI results.
26-Oct-2017 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Digital Coaching Increases RA Patients' Medicine Adherence & Health While Reducing Flares

A 12-week, digital health coaching program with personalized support from a dedicated health coach improved well-being and decreased symptoms for participants with rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the...
26-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Online Education Tool Helps Teens With Juvenile Arthritis Improve Quality of Life

An internet-based health education and self-management program that offers monthly calls with health coaches improved health-related quality of life for participating teens with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, according to research presented at the...
26-Oct-2017 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Method to Preserve Tissue Yields More Viable Cells for Rheumatoid Arthritis Research

A new method for acquiring viable cells from cryopreserved tissue samples could provide researchers with a model for collecting and analyzing samples from different study sites to conduct more centralized research.
26-Oct-2017 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Young Athletes Commonly Develop Bone Marrow Edema in the Joints of the Lower Spine

Young athletes commonly develop bone marrow edema in their sacroiliac joints, and this damage is most frequent in the posterior lower ilium according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
26-Oct-2017 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Use of Cytometry to Analyze Tissue May Aid Discovery of Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies

A newly developed tool to analyze the cellular and molecular profiles of synovial tissue and peripheral blood may help unlock clues about rheumatoid arthritis and lead to better therapies, according to new research findings presented this week at...
26-Oct-2017 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Biologic Use During Pregnancy May Not Increase Opportunistic Infection Risks in Infants

Using a biologic therapy to manage rheumatoid arthritis may not significantly increase an infant’s risk for developing opportunistic infections like pneumonia, meningitis, and tuberculosis, according to new research findings presented this week at...
26-Oct-2017 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Obesity Associated With Higher Degree of Synovitis in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Excess weight is linked to a higher degree of synovitis in people with rheumatoid arthritis and can affect their treatment response, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Diego.
26-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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