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In Behcet's disease ( BD ), interleukin-6 ( IL-6 ) drive the immune-mediated inflammatory process. The IL-6 receptor can be targeted using Tocilizumab ( RoActemra ). As an off-label treatment, resea ...


Researchers have conducted a study to analyze how infection by hepatitis C virus ( HCV ) may influence the immunological serum pattern of patients with Sjögren syndrome ( SS ). Since 1994, research ...


Previous studies showed inconsistent results on the association of systemic sclerosis ( SSc ) with multiple sclerosis ( MS ), and are limited by a lack of adjustment for sex and age. The goals of th ...


Previous studies indicated that gout is a risk factor of cardiovascular diseases. This study aimed to determine if patients with gout have an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis ( DVT ) or pulmonar ...


A study has assessed the prevalence of overweight and obesity in a large cohort of patients with axial spondyloarthritis ( axSpA ) in comparison with the general population. To explore the relationshi ...


A study has evaluated the effects of aerobic exercise in patients with ankylosing spondylitis ( AS ). Seventy patients classified with ankylosing spondylitis by the modified New York criteria were ...


A study has examined the risk of atrial fibrillation ( AF ) at the time of first diagnosis of gout compared with matched controls and has followed incident gout patients and their matched controls aft ...


The aim of a study was to investigate the prevalence of monosodium urate ( MSU ) crystal deposits, indicative for gout, in a population of rheumatoid arthritis ( RA ) patients with concomitant hyperur ...


Previous studies of stroke in systemic lupus erythematosus ( SLE ) have had limited statistical power, combined stroke subtypes into composite outcomes, and lacked a reference population estimate. T ...


A study has estimated the frequency of cardiovascular events that occurred after diagnosis in a large Spanish cohort of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus ( SLE ) and has investigated the main ...


The aim was to study the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D [ 25(OH)D ] levels and the clinical characteristics of patients with chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases ( CIRD ). Researchers s ...


A study has described the long-term adherence, efficacy, and safety in patients with psoriatic arthritis ( PsA ) treated with Etanercept ( Enbrel ) in a daily clinical setting in Belgium. The PROVE ...


Interleukin-17A ( IL-17A ) is a key cytokine in the pathogenesis of psoriatic disease of the skin and joints. In phase 3 trials, Secukinumab ( Cosentyx ), a fully human anti-IL-17A monoclonal antibody ...


Since the publication of the European League Against Rheumatism ( EULAR ) recommendations for the pharmacological treatment of psoriatic arthritis ( PsA ) in 2012, new evidence and new therapeutic age ...


Most incident cases of psoriatic arthritis ( PsA ) present among patients with pre-existing psoriasis, and because of the high absolute prevalence of psoriatic arthritis among psoriasis patients this ...