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Study finds associations between rheumatoid arthritis, other diseases before and after diagnosis

Mayo Clinic

A Mayo Clinic-led study involving 3,276 patients has found that people with inflammatory bowel disease, Type 1 diabetes or blood clots may be at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. The study, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, also found that people who have rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of developing heart disease, blood clots and sleep apnea.

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14-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
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Study: “Pre-habilitation” by Peer Coaches Before Knee Replacement May Improve Outcomes

Hospital for Special Surgery

HSS researchers launched a study to find out if a “pre-habilitation” program – counseling by a peer coach who has already had a knee replacement – could empower and inform patients scheduled for the surgery, leading to better outcomes. The study found that such a program could be helpful.

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12-Nov-2019 2:35 PM EST
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Prosthetic Joint Infections Missed in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases

Hospital for Special Surgery

Standard diagnostic methods are not adequate to identify prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to findings from a new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City.

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12-Nov-2019 2:20 PM EST
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Study: Where One Lives influences Post-Op Care and Rehab after Hip Replacement

Hospital for Special Surgery

A new study finds that the community in which one lives influences where a patient receives postoperative care and rehabilitation after elective hip replacement surgery. An analysis of a large regional database found that patients in the least affluent communities were more likely to be discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation or skilled nursing facility rather than home care after surgery.

Channels: All Journal News, Arthritis, Bone Health, Healthcare, In the Home, Surgery,

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11-Nov-2019 4:25 PM EST
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11-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST
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HSS Experts Share Best Practices for Developing and Implementing Effective Educational Programs for Diverse Patients with Rheumatic Conditions

Hospital for Special Surgery

At the 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals annual meeting in Atlanta, experts from the HSS Education Institute at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presented their method for developing and implementing effective educational programs for diverse patients with rheumatic conditions.

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11-Nov-2019 3:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Low-Dose Oral Prednisolone Substantially Improves Pain and Function in Hand Osteoarthritis
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Low-Dose Oral Prednisolone Substantially Improves Pain and Function in Hand Osteoarthritis

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Research presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting found that a six-week treatment with low-dose oral prednisolone substantially improves pain and decreases signs of inflammation in patients with painful hand osteoarthritis.

Channels: All Journal News, Arthritis, Bone Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Meetings, Autoimmune Diseases,

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6-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Ultrasound to Guide Treatment Strategy Not Beneficial in Early RA
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Ultrasound to Guide Treatment Strategy Not Beneficial in Early RA

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

According to new research findings presented this week at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting, a treatment strategy guided by ultrasound information use does not appear to provide better treatment decisions in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis.

Channels: Arthritis, Bone Health, All Journal News, Autoimmune Diseases, Medical Meetings,

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6-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST
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Newswise: Study Finds that Psoriasis Onset Determines if Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Develop 
Arthritis or Psoriasis First
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Study Finds that Psoriasis Onset Determines if Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Develop Arthritis or Psoriasis First

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

In a new study presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting, researchers found that the age of psoriasis onset determines whether arthritis or psoriasis starts first in people with psoriatic arthritis.

Channels: Arthritis, Bone Health, Dermatology, Medical Meetings, Autoimmune Diseases,

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6-Nov-2019 12:00 PM EST
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