Conference Reports

By Jill Stein

PARIS -- April 8, 2019 -- Patients with osteoporosis or osteopaenia should steer clear of yoga poses that call for hyperflexion and hyperextension of the spine, according to results of a retrospective analysis stated here on April 5 at the 2019 World Congress on Osteoporosis...

By Jill Stein

PARIS -- April 8, 2019 -- Increased adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with a decreased risk of worsening pain and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA), according to results of an observational longitudinal study presented here on April 5 at the 2019 World...

By Jill Stein

PARIS -- April 8, 2019 -- Serum total antioxidant capacity (TAC) may be positively associated with frailty in older men, according to results of a cross-sectional study reported at the 2019 meeting of the 2019 World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and...

By Denise Baez

CHICAGO -- October 25, 2018 -- Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) can detect giant cell arteritis (GCA) as accurately as temporal artery biopsy, researchers reported here at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology/...

By Denise Baez

CHICAGO -- October 25, 2018 -- Combining leflunomide with hydroxychloroquine shows promise for treating patients with primary Sjögren`s syndrome, according to a study presented here at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology/Association of...

By Denise Baez

CHICAGO -- October 24, 2018 -- Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who have elevated baseline interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels respond better to treatment with sarilumab than methotrexate or adalimumab, according to a study presented here at the 2018 Annual Scientific...

By Denise Baez

CHICAGO -- October 23, 2018 -- Rituximab was effective and well tolerated in children and adolescents with granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), according to a study presented here at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American...

By Denise Baez

CHICAGO -- October 22, 2018 -- Use of febuxostat is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events among patients with gout and established cardiovascular disease, according to a study presented here at the 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College...

By Danny Kucharsky

MONTREAL -- October 1, 2018 -- Long-term treatment with burosumab is associated with sustained improvement in rickets severity, serum phosphorus, growth, and physical functioning in children with X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH), according to a study presented here at...

By Danny Kucharsky

MONTREAL -- October 1, 2018 -- The safety profile of vitamin D supplementation with either 4,000 or 10,000 IU/daily is similar to that of 400 IU/daily over a 3-year period, according to a study presented here at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone...

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