Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Methotrexate well tolerated, effective for psoriasis in Chinese

(HealthDay)—Methotrexate is well tolerated and effective for psoriasis in a Chinese population and is more effective for those without psoriatic arthritis, according to a study published online Jan. 30 in JAMA Dermatology.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Higher cardiovascular risk seen with psoriatic arthritis

(HealthDay)—Cardiovascular risk should be carefully evaluated in patients with psoriatic arthritis, according to a study published online Nov. 5 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Flare-responsive hydrogel developed to treat arthritis

Arthritis flares - the unpredictable and often sudden worsening of arthritis symptoms—can be debilitating. These episodes can make the management of inflammatory arthritis, which includes rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Rheumatic diseases associated with increased dementia risk

(HealthDay)—Patients with various rheumatic diseases have an increased risk of dementia, according to a study published online Dec. 15 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

New effective treatments for psoriatic arthritis patients

The results of two studies presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR) 2017 press conference revealed promising data supporting two new drug classes for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

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