Obesity does not appear to negatively affect posture during dynamic movements, such as level overground walking, in young adults, a new study reports.
Compared to individuals of the same age who have not received the operation, those who have undergone risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy have more bone turnover markers, a new study reports.
There is probable underestimation of systemic sclerosis (SSc) in patients with primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) by previous studies that used the original 1980 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria.
Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) may have an increased prevalence, burden and severity of coronary atherosclerosis as measured by coronary CT angiography (CCTA), a recent study suggests.
Therapeutic drug monitoring of anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) may yield substantial savings in the costs of both inflammatory bowel disease and rheumatoid arthritis, without any negative effect on efficacy, according to the results of a systematic review.
The presence of several spondyloarthritis (SpA) features or fulfilment of the Assessment of SpondyloArthritis International Society (ASAS) does not automatically establish a diagnosis of axial SpA, according to a recent study, suggesting that positive imaging is particularly important for making a diagnosis.
The oral Janus kinase 1 inhibitor filgotinib produces rapid improvements in the signs and symptoms of active rheumatoid arthritis when used either alone or in combination with methotrexate, two 24-week phase IIb trials suggest.
Lupus myocarditis (LM) is a severe symptom of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according to a new study, adding that LM can be the first indication of the disease or can occur during follow-up, particularly in untreated patients.
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) appears to have potential utility in the noninvasive detection of systemic sclerosis (SSc)-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), with a new study suggesting that the method may particularly reduce unnecessary right heart catheterisation (RHC) procedures.
The new tool to identify cases of systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases (SARD) has shown sensibility and validity, according to a recent study, adding that the use of both screening and confirmatory questions improves its accuracy.