Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Autoimmune diseases,Lupus,Inflammatory Arthritis Center,Pediatric Rheumatology,Rheumatology,Scleroderma and Vasculitis Center)

2019
May
19,
2019
Radio Health Journal Podcast featuring Lisa R. Sammaritano, MD ...
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May
17,
2019
The Rheumatologist featuring Michael D. Lockshin, MD ...
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May
17,
2019
Healio Rheumatology featuring Laura Donlin, PhD ...
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May
15,
2019
CreakyJoints.org featuring Theodore R. Fields, MD, FACP and Juliette Kleinman, LCSW, ACSW ...
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May
08,
2019
Newly identified subsets of cell types present in joint tissue in people with rheumatoid arthritis and how they interact may explain why only some people respond to existing medications, according to two studies by co-senior author Laura Donlin, PhD,...
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May
02,
2019
Consumer Reports featuring Lisa A. Mandl, MD, MPH ...
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April
26,
2019
Lupus News Today featuring Theresa Lu, MD, PhD ...
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April
20,
2019
The Arthritis Foundation featuring Lisa R. Sammaritano, MD ...
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April
08,
2019
Women who have healthy pregnancies tend to show distinct changes in the activities of immune genes starting early in pregnancy, while women who have complicated pregnancies tend to show clear departures from that pattern, according to a new study fro...
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April
05,
2019
Creaky Joints featuring Michael D. Lockshin, MD ...
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March
20,
2019
Hospital for Special Surgery is evaluating a novel therapeutic approach for diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis (dcSSc), one of the most serious, potentially disabling and life-threatening rheumatic diseases. The double-blind, randomized, placebo-co...
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March
18,
2019
The Rheumatologist reports on new research looking at smoking as a risk for autoimmune diseases. "During the last decade or so, accumulating data has consistently demonstrated a strong association between cigarette smoking and rheumatoid arthritis...
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March
14,
2019
In this podcast, Lisa Sammaritano, MD, rheumatologist at HSS, discusses the importance of combining expertise for managing reproductive health in a patient with a rheumatic disease. She talks about educating patients on their options, contraception, ...
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March
13,
2019
MedPage Today reporter Nancy Walsh writes about new recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of juvenile localized scleroderma."Children with suspected localized scleroderma are carefully assessed by a pediatric rheumatologist, and may be refe...
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March
12,
2019
The Rheumatologist reports that rheumatologists are the happiest medical specialists outside of work according to the Medscape Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2019.Anne R. Bass, MD, rheumatologist at HSS, says, "You don’t go into rheumatology ...
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March
05,
2019
U.S. News & World Reportwrites on the use of acupuncture to treat arthritic pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four adults in the U.S have arthritis, with the most common type being osteoarthritis (OA).Surgical ...
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March
01,
2019
Orthopedics This Weekfeatures a new study from HSS that examined data from nearly 4,000 total knee arthroplasties to determine if there were different outcomes for patients living in immigrant communities.The study appears in the January 31, 2019 iss...
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February
21,
2019
MedPage Todayreports that yoga poses can impact quality of life for lupus patients based on a new study.Cara Ann Senicola PT, DPT, OCS, USATF-L1, CYT, board certified orthopedic specialist at HSS, explains that not all yoga classes are the same and a...
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February
19,
2019
The Arthritis Foundationreports that losing some weight can help manage arthritis. Research has shown that while diet and exercise combined is the most effective way to drop a few pounds, dieting alone helps more than exercise alone.Susan M. Goodman,...
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February
08,
2019
MedPage Todayreports that pulmonary disease rates are high in lupus patients according to a new study conducted in Sweden. The study found that compared to the general population, patients with SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) had a nearly 6-fold h...
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January
30,
2019
MDedge reports on a panel discussion at the Winter Rheumatology Symposium sponsored by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) that covered different approaches to treat methotrexate-related nausea and fatigue. Vivian P. Bykerk, BSc, MD, FRCPC, r...
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January
17,
2019
The Rheumatologist reports on changes in the field of rheumatology based on a session at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting. Vivian Bykerk, BSc, MD, FRCPC, rheumatologist and director of the Inflammatory Arthritis Center at HSS, explains that randomiz...
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January
17,
2019
The Rheumatologist reports on a new reproductive health guideline draft presented at the 2018 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting.  Lisa R. Sammaritano, MD, rheumatologist at HSS, presented the recommendations from three draft manuscripts that will be submitted...
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January
15,
2019
Can krill oil improve the quality of life of people living with systemic lupus erythematous? A clinical trial, involving 20 centers in the United States, is currently enrolling patients to answer this question. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), in ...
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2018
December
29,
2018
MedPage Today reporter Nancy Walsh writes on the current thinking for gout treatment including interleukin (IL)-1β blockade. "The anti-IL-1 approach to refractory gout remains promising," says Theodore R. Fields, MD, FACP, rheumatologist at HSS. "I...
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December
24,
2018
Creaky Joints reports on what to do if you experience an arthritis flare-up. Symptoms of a flare can include joint pain, fatigue and fever. "Fatigue can occur in the setting of flare in inflammatory arthritis, but not usually in osteoarthritis unles...
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December
20,
2018
Rheumatology Advisor reporter Tori Rodriguez writes on renal complications in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). She interviews Susan M. Goodman, MD, rheumatologist at HSS, who explains that patients with RA are at an increased risk for renal disease, usuall...
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December
01,
2018
Reporter Mary Anne Dunkin writes that one of the best things you can do for arthritis is to lose excess weight. Susan M. Goodman, MD, rheumatologist at HSS, explains that in addition to added pressure on joints, fat tissue releases pro-inflammatory c...
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December
01,
2018
Healio Rheumatology reports on checkpoint inhibitors, a 'game changer' for cancer therapy that has also introduced new complications for patients that may be rheumatic in origin. While infrequent, these events are difficult to spot especially by onco...
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December
01,
2018
Reporter Mary Anne Dunkin writes on tips to stay safe and well during the cold weather for the 'Science & Medicine' section of Arthritis Today. Linda A. Russell, MD, rheumatologist at HSS, recommends patients ask their physicians if they need a vita...
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