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20-07-2018 | Physical activity | News

Physical activity recommendations for patients with OA and inflammatory arthritis published

EULAR has issued evidence-based recommendations for physical activity in patients with osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis.

20-07-2018 | Granulomatosis with polyangiitis | Editorial | Article

The ongoing evolution of remission maintenance strategies for granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Eric J Gapud and Philip Seo summarize the key milestones in management of severe granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and evaluate the possibility of long-term reduced intensity or drug-free remission for some patients.

Transitioning from pediatric to adult rheumatology care

In this medwireNews podcast, we talk to Editorial Board member Sangeeta Sule about how patients with juvenile arthritis transition from pediatric to adult care, the challenges associated with this transition, and how the process can be improved.

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20-07-2018 | Physical activity | News

Physical activity recommendations for patients with OA and inflammatory arthritis published

EULAR has issued evidence-based recommendations for physical activity in patients with osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis.

Source:

Ann Rheum Dis 2018; doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-213585

20-07-2018 | Granulomatosis with polyangiitis | Editorial | Article

The ongoing evolution of remission maintenance strategies for granulomatosis with polyangiitis

Eric J Gapud and Philip Seo summarize the key milestones in management of severe granulomatosis with polyangiitis, and evaluate the possibility of long-term reduced intensity or drug-free remission for some patients.

Authors:
Eric J. Gapud, Philip Seo

19-07-2018 | Gout | News

Modifiable risk factors for gout confirmed in meta-analysis

Obesity, hypertension, and diuretic use are all independently associated with a doubling in the risk for gout, results of a systematic review and meta-analysis suggest.

Source:

Arthritis Res Ther 2018; 20: 136

18-07-2018 | Rheumatoid arthritis | News

News in brief

Obesity, body fat percentage linked to RA risk in women

Higher BMI, waist circumference, and body fat percentage are all associated with a significantly increased risk for developing rheumatoid arthritis among women, researchers report.

17-07-2018 | Adalimumab biosimilar | News

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EMA backs new adalimumab biosimilar

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16-07-2018 | Pregnancy | News

TNF inhibitor discontinuation during pregnancy associated with increased flare risk

Women with inflammatory arthritis who discontinue tumor necrosis factor inhibitor therapy during pregnancy may be at increased risk for flare, researchers report.

Source:

J Rheumatol 2018; doi:10.3899/jrheum.171152

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