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Ankylosing Spondylitis And Cardiovascular Mortality

Ankylosing Spondylitis And Cardiovascular Mortality

Previous studies have shown that if you're living with ankylosing spondylitis your vascular system (the arteries and veins that transport blood throughout the body) is at greater risk of developing disease. A new study however suggests that AS patients are also at greater risk of mortality should they develop vascular disease or experience a vascular event.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015/Author: Elin Aslanyan/Number of views (133)/Comments ()/


 
Challenges To Early Diagnosis In Spondyloarthritis

Challenges To Early Diagnosis In Spondyloarthritis

A Look At Two Recent Studies

Spondyloarthritis (SpA) remains grossly under diagnosed, with an average delay of 8-11 years between symptom onset and diagnosis.
Thursday, August 06, 2015/Author: Elin Aslanyan/Number of views (107)/Comments ()/


 
Do DMARDs increase Anti-TNF efficacy in Spondyloarthritis?

Do DMARDs increase Anti-TNF efficacy in Spondyloarthritis?

A Swedish nationwide prospective study suggests that adding conventional DMARDs (such as sulfasalazine or methotrexate) to anti-TNF therapy may help spondyloarthritis patients remain longer on the anti-TNF medication they are taking.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015/Author: Elin Aslanyan/Number of views (61)/Comments ()/


 
Physical trauma is associated with the onset of psoriatic arthritis among those with psoriasis

Physical trauma is associated with the onset of psoriatic arthritis among those with psoriasis

Research presented at the annual meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR 2015) in Rome suggests that physical trauma greatly increases the risk of developing psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in those with psoriasis.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015/Author: Elin Aslanyan/Number of views (45)/Comments ()/


 
Environmental Triggers, the Epigenome, and Disease Progression in AS

Environmental Triggers, the Epigenome, and Disease Progression in AS

A study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism's (EULAR) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting suggests that “DNA methylation - a mechanism that regulates gene expression - could influence the progression of structural damage to the joints and spine in ankylosing spondylitis (AS).
Tuesday, June 30, 2015/Author: Elin Aslanyan/Number of views (83)/Comments ()/


 
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