There appears to be a high incidence of arterial and venous thrombosis among patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis (AAV), particularly during the first year of diagnosis, according to a study.
Denosumab appears to be a more attractive treatment option for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis compared with risedronate, with the former yielding superior improvements in spine and hip bone mineral density through 2 years and having a similar safety profile, according to a study.
Tobacco use in patients with fibromyalgia leads to cognitive dysfunction, in addition to worsening of fibromyalgia symptoms and quality of life and aggravation of sleep problems and anxiety, a study has found.
The odds of a live birth in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) receiving assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment may not be good, and this unfortunate circumstance is related to an impaired chance of conceiving per embryo transfer, according to a study.
Using belimumab in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus leads to a slower organ damage progression, as well as a smaller magnitude of progression, compared with standard of care alone, according to a study.
Symptom burden is the same or just slightly different in primary and secondary fibromyalgia (FM), according to a study. Moreover, polysymptomatic distress (PSD) scores are more informative than dichotomization into FM/non-FM in terms of severity and severity within diagnosis.
Use of mirabegron in the treatment of men with overactive bladder (OAB) appears to effectively alleviate urgency and storage symptoms, but not reduce the frequency of micturition episodes, according to data from the MIRACLE study.