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Article ID: 702218

Gout Patients Who Fail to Reach Optimal Serum Urate Target Have Higher Death Risk

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Failure to reach a serum urate target of 6 mg/dl independently predicts mortality in patients with gout, and a treat-to-target gout control strategy should be considered as a way to improve a patient’s chance of survival, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting

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Article ID: 702211

PET/CT Accurately Diagnoses Giant Cell Arteritis Compared to Temporal Artery Biopsy

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

A combined scan of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) has good diagnostic accuracy compared with temporal artery biopsy in patients newly suspected of having giant cell arteritis, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting (Abstract #L15).

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Article ID: 701759

Bone Marrow Edema Location Helps Distinguish Axial Spondyloarthritis From Similar Conditions

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Detailed analysis of bone marrow edema and their anatomical location can help rheumatologists differentiate patients with axial spondyloarthritis from those with similar, more common conditions according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

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Article ID: 701753

IgG Antiphospholipid Antibodies Commonly Overlooked Finding in Heart Attack Patients

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

According to new research findings presented this week at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting, IgG antiphospholipid antibody positivity and myocardial infarction (MI) – also known as a heart attack – are strongly and independently associated, suggesting it may be an important, often-overlooked risk factor for heart attack in the general population.

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Article ID: 701750

Genetic Risk Score May Identify Ankylosing Spondylitis Earlier

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

Genetic risk scoring may be a clinically useful way to help identify ankylosing spondylitis far earlier, and at a lower cost, than current testing methods, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.

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Article ID: 702533

Treatment of Aggressive Breast Cancer Improved by Immunotherapy-Chemotherapy Combination

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Progression free survival in triple-negative breast cancer increased when immunotherapy-chemotherapy treatment combination is used as the first treatment option.

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Article ID: 702531

Origami, 3D Printing Merge to Make Complex Structures in One Shot

Georgia Institute of Technology

By merging the ancient art of origami with 21st century technology, researchers have created a one-step approach to fabricating complex origami structures whose light weight, expandability, and strength could have applications in everything from biomedical devices to equipment used in space exploration.

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Article ID: 702423

Cryocooler Cools an Accelerator Cavity

Department of Energy, Office of Science

Researchers demonstrated cryogen-free operation of a superconducting radio-frequency cavity that might ease barriers to its use in societal applications.

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Engineering professor receives Department of Energy grant

New Mexico State University (NMSU)

New Mexico State University Department of Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Ehsan Dehghan Niri has received a United States Department of Energy grant. This is a three-year award for $400,000 and is a collaboration with Arizona State University.

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