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 December 7, 2018 
 Rheumatology 
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 Using NIR Spectroscopy to Evaluate Treatment Needed for OsteoarthritisUsing NIR Spectroscopy to Evaluate Treatment Needed for Osteoarthritis
 
This article talks about how NIR Spectroscopy can be used to evaluate the treatment given for Osteoarthritis
 
   Many diseases increase risk of post-operative complications after hip fracture surgeryMany diseases increase risk of post-operative complications after hip fracture surgery
 
Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, rheumatic diseases, alcoholism and mental health disorders increase the risk of surgical complications after a hip fracture surgery, a new Finnish study analyzing nationwide registers finds.
 
   ACR and NPF release joint treatment guideline for psoriatic arthritisACR and NPF release joint treatment guideline for psoriatic arthritis
 
The American College of Rheumatology and National Psoriasis Foundation have released a joint treatment guideline for psoriatic arthritis that provides evidence-based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic recommendations on caring for treatment-naïve patients with active PsA and patients who continue to have active PsA despite treatment.
 
 Researchers reveal link between autoimmune and cardiovascular disease in mice
 
Researchers reveal link between autoimmune and cardiovascular disease in micePeople with autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis are at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease, even though none of these conditions seem to target the cardiovascular system directly.
 
 
 Conditions that produce signs similar to arthritis
 
Conditions that produce signs similar to arthritisArthritis is a term commonly used to describe conditions giving rise to joint based symptoms. Arthritis takes on many forms, with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis among the most common.
 
 
 Inexpensive and effective drug does not reduce major adverse cardiovascular event rates
 
Inexpensive and effective drug does not reduce major adverse cardiovascular event ratesWhen it comes to reducing inflammation to decrease the risk of heart disease and stroke, results from the much-anticipated Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial indicate that targeting the right inflammatory pathways in at-risk patients is crucial.
 
 
 Dynamic Positional Upright MRI - Lumbar Spine Case Studies
 
Dynamic Positional Upright MRI - Lumbar Spine Case StudiesPatients exhibiting lumbar spinal problems were examined using a traditional MRI method and the upright MRI method. The results were then compared.
 
 
 Pilates exercise program offers many benefits for people with musculoskeletal conditions
 
Pilates exercise program offers many benefits for people with musculoskeletal conditionsA Musculoskeletal Care study is the first to investigate individual perceptions of the impact of a Pilates exercise program on the daily lives of people with chronic conditions.
 
 
 New recommendations for design, conduct of osteoporosis-specific economic evaluations
 
New recommendations for design, conduct of osteoporosis-specific economic evaluationsEconomic evaluations that compare interventions in terms of costs and outcomes are increasingly used by decision makers, with economic evaluations now playing an increasing role in pricing and reimbursement decisions.