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Article ID: 702501

Biomarkers can predict whether women with endometriosis will respond to the first-line treatment

Endocrine Society

Biomarkers can predict whether women will respond to the first-line treatment for endometriosis, an extremely painful condition in which the tissue usually found inside the uterus grows in places it shouldn’t, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Article ID: 702575

Jillian Rose Receives Distinguished Educator Award from Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals

Hospital for Special Surgery

Jillian Rose, director of Community Engagement, Diversity and Research at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, has received the Distinguished Educator Award from the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals.

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22-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 702505

Aspirin alone a good clot buster after knee surgery

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

When it comes to preventing blood clots after a knee replacement, good old aspirin may be just as effective as newer, more expensive drugs, such as rivaroxaban (Xarelto), according to a study by University of Michigan orthopedic surgeons.

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22-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702259

Real-Time Patient Input on Treatment Satisfaction Enhances Treat-to-Target RA Management

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Patient-reported outcomes and input about treatment satisfaction collected via tablet computers in the clinic can enhance a treat-to-target approach for managing rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

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16-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702225

Biologic Tapering Successful and Cost-Effective in RA Patients with Low Disease Activity

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Rheumatoid arthritis patients who achieve low disease activity or remission may successfully taper their biologics, saving costs as a result, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

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16-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702236

Lupus Online Awareness and Education Campaign Tests Well Among Young, at-Risk African-American and Latino Women

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Using a culturally competent, well-designed online resource helps increase awareness of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and its symptoms in at-risk patient populations, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting .

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Article ID: 702265

American College of Rheumatology Presents Draft of First Guideline on Reproductive Health in Rheumatic Diseases

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) will present the draft of a new clinical practice guideline for the management of reproductive health in patients with rheumatic diseases during a session at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting this week at McCormick Place in Chicago. The Reproductive Health in Rheumatic Diseases Guideline is the first evidence-based, clinical practice guideline related to the management of all reproductive health issues for patients across the spectrum of rheumatic diseases.

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16-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702266

ACR and EULAR Present Drafts of New Classification Criteria for Large-Vessel Vasculitis

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) will present advanced drafts of two updated classification criteria for giant cell arteritis and Takayasu’s arteritis, the two major categories of large-vessel vasculitis, during a session at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting this week at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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Article ID: 702238

Kids with Arthritis Have Higher Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Depression, anxiety, and physical impairment are more prevalent in children with arthritis who have high adverse childhood experiences, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

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16-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT

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