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Among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, those who are obese are more likely to have worse disease activity, lower functional ability and poorer health-related quality of life compared with their nonobese counterparts, a study has found.
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The high-concentration capsaicin patch shows promise in the management of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDPN), with an effect that is similar to that observed with oral agents but offering systemic tolerability benefits, according to a network meta-analysis.

Diagnosis and management of Graves disease

01 Dec 2013
Patients with Graves disease, an autoimmune condition, can be identified by goitre, hyperthyroidism, and in a minority of patients, Grave's opthalmopathy. Measurements of serum levels of TSH-receptor antibodies (TRAb) and thyroid ultrasonography are currently the most important diagnostic tests for Graves’ disease. Present management of the condition comprises of antithyroid drugs or ablative treatments ( 131I-radiotherapy or thyroidectomy). Since the disease process is not targeted by existing management , recurrence or lifelong hypothyroidism may be consequently experienced by patients. Novel agents are currently under preclinical and clinical studies, however, both their efficacy and safety need to be proved.
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20 Apr 2018
Among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, those who are obese are more likely to have worse disease activity, lower functional ability and poorer health-related quality of life compared with their nonobese counterparts, a study has found.
17 May 2017
The high-concentration capsaicin patch shows promise in the management of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy (PDPN), with an effect that is similar to that observed with oral agents but offering systemic tolerability benefits, according to a network meta-analysis.