Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with tumour necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors may have a reduced risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with those treated with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (csDMARDs), according to an observational study presented at EULAR 2020.
The anabolic agent abaloparatide proves beneficial to younger postmenopausal women at high risk of fractures, producing substantial improvements in bone mass density, according to a subgroup analysis of the ACTIVE* trial.
Older adults who are excessively sleepy at daytime are twice as likely as their non-sleepy counterparts to develop either heart disease, cancer, or diabetes, a new research released at AAN 2020 has shown.
The administration of intra-articular hypertonic dextrose prolotherapy (DPT) injections led to improvements in function, pain, and quality of life (QoL) in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) compared with normal saline (NS) injections, a Hong Kong study has shown.
Engaging in long-term strenuous physical activities* was not associated with radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA) in individuals at an increased risk for but without radiographic evidence of the disease, a new study has shown.
Internal fixation surgery did not significantly improve functional outcomes in patients with closed, displaced humeral shaft fractures compared with nonoperative functional bracing, the FISH* trial has shown.
Women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a reduced risk of breast cancer; similarly, women with breast cancer have a reduced risk of RA, reveals a Swedish study. Moreover, adjuvant antihormonal therapy for breast cancer prevention does not appear to increase the risk of RA.
The Lundbeck Neuroscience Symposium was held at Sofitel KL Damansara over 2 days, with extensivediscussions on the management of various mental illnesses. The second day of the symposiumaddressed the topic of schizophrenia management, focusing on treatment goals, the rationale forpartial dopamine D(2) receptor agonism and the use of long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics topromote adherence.
Having migraine during midlife appears to be associated with a higher risk of developing dementia in later life, according to a large population-based longitudinal Danish study presented at the AHS* 2020 Virtual Meeting, indicating that migraine may be a risk factor for dementia.
Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) often suffer from liver abnormalities, which are associated with higher body mass index (BMI), daily consumption of alcohol, more severe disease, and some therapies, according to a recent study.
Pembrolizumab in combination with chemotherapy significantly improves progression-free survival (PFS) vs chemotherapy alone in patients with previously untreated, locally recurrent inoperable or metastatic triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), results of the KEYNOTE-355 study have shown.