Treatment with ibandronate may effectively reduce bone mineral density (BMD) loss in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who are receiving long-term glucocorticoids, according to a study.
In immunocompromised patients with systemic rheumatic diseases, daily half-strength sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (SMX/TMP) appears to be an optimal regimen for chemoprophylaxis of Pneumocystis pneumonia (PJP), according to a study.
Better and more thorough preventive measures should be established to reduce the number of falls in children and adolescents in Hong Kong, with a new study reporting that the number of hospital attendance due to falls is high and has been increasing over the years.
Consumption of a healthier diet on a long-term basis may be associated with a reduced risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA), particularly seropositive RA, among women aged 55 years or younger, a study suggests.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) provide potential therapeutic benefits for spinal pain, although the effect does not significantly differ from that provided by placebo, according to a meta-analysis.
Tai Chi is an effective way to prevent falls in the elderly, a new meta-analysis reports. Increasing the frequency of the exercise and practicing the Yang style, instead of the Sun style, may result in a more pronounced preventive effect.
Constant treatment with rituximab after its first course results in further clinical improvement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggests a recent study, adding that a fixed-interval retreatment strategy appears to be better than on-flare retreatment.
Twice-daily tofacitinib 5 and 10 mg may produce greater improvements in signs, symptoms and objective endpoints of active ankylosing spondylitis in adults compared with placebo, according to data from a phase II study.
Regardless of the type of androgen deprivation therapy, the risk of fracture increases for males with prostate carcinoma, a new study reports.
Work disability is higher in patients with primary Sjögren syndrome (pSS) than in the general population, with the substantial rise occurring during the first 2 years after diagnosis, according to a new study.