Conference Reports

By Eric Ramos

VIRTUAL -- September 1, 2021 -- Among patients with type 2 diabetes, metformin use was associated with a reduced risk of total joint replacement due to osteoarthritis, compared with patients who did not initiate treatment with metformin, according to a study presented at the...

By Eric Ramos

VIRTUAL -- September 1, 2021 -- The use of radiofrequency echographic multi-spectrometry improves identification of osteoporosis in women with lumbar spine osteoarthritis, representing an innovative diagnostic tool which seems to be able to assess bone quality and provide an...

By Eric Ramos

VIRTUAL -- September 1, 2021 -- Women with osteoporosis show a high rate of poor compliance with the patient instructions that accompany oral bisphosphonates, potentially reducing the drug’s efficacy, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 World Congress on...

By Erika Powers

VIRTUAL -- June 10, 2021 -- In children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), a treat to target strategy aimed at inactive disease appeared to reduce pain, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual Meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (...

By Erika Powers

VIRTUAL -- June 10, 2021 -- Patients with psoriatic arthritis who were treated with upadacitinib 15 mg or 30 mg maintained responses for over 56 weeks, with rates numerically higher than treatment with adalimumab, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual...

By Erika Powers

VIRTUAL -- June 9, 2021 -- Wearable transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation was more effective and better tolerated than weak opioids in the treatment of moderate-to-severe nociceptive knee osteoarthritis (OA) pain, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021...

By Erika Powers

VIRTUAL -- June 9, 2021 -- Clinicians are recommending caution when treating patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with belimumab, and suggest active monitoring of renal parameters especially in patients with poor clinical and serological response to belimumab...

By Shazia Qureshi

VIRTUAL -- June 9, 2021 -- When added to standard therapy, intravenous belimumab was well tolerated and effective for patients with lupus nephritis, according to a 6-month open-label extension trial, presented at the Virtual 2021 Congress of the European Renal...

By Erika Powers

VIRTUAL -- June 8, 2021 -- Patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who received treatment with tocilizumab had gene expression differences at baseline, in both whole blood and peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) RNA samples, that predicted response to...

By Nancy Melville

VIRTUAL -- May 4, 2021 -- Contrary to encouraging benefits seen in previous clinical trials, krill oil shows no significant improvement of knee osteoarthritis pain in a new randomised trial presented at the 2021 Virtual Osteoarthritis Research Society International (...

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