Tag Archive: juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

May
04

Children with Down’s syndrome prone to arthropathy

Children with Down’s syndrome should have an annual musculoskeletal examination because of their increased risk of developing arthritis, an association that is widely unrecognized. The prevalence is higher than that of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), at 8.7/1,000 compared with 1/1,000 according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the British Society for Rheumatology …

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Jan
02

An intra-articular corticosteroid injection into the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) provides pain relief for some patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

An intra-articular corticosteroid injection into the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) provides pain relief for some patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) whose orofacial symptoms haven’t responded to other pain management strategies, reported a small pilot study published in Pediatric Rheumatology.

Jul
23

Past antibiotic exposure may be associated with newly diagnosed Past antibiotic exposure may be associated with newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Past antibiotic exposure may be associated with newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), which suggests that alterations in the human microbiome may be implicated in the development of the disease, reported a case-control study published online July 20 in Pediatrics.

Jun
02

Disease flares are common among children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Disease flares are common among children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) after the disease has been controlled and also once treatment is withdrawn, suggests a large Canadian study published online in Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.

May
06

Almost half of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Almost half of patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) treated with etanercept achieved a state of minimal disease activity after 1 year of treatment, with younger patients having increased likelihood for the same, suggests new research presented at the Annual Meeting of the British Society for Rheumatology.

Apr
06

Children whose early childhood is spent in a home with siblings, which serves as a marker for exposure to microbes early in life

Children whose early childhood is spent in a home with siblings, which serves as a marker for exposure to microbes early in life, tend to be at lower risk of developing juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), suggests an Australian study published online in Arthritis and Rheumatology.

Mar
31

Children whose early childhood is spent in a home with siblings, which serves as a marker for exposure to microbes early in life

Children whose early childhood is spent in a home with siblings, which serves as a marker for exposure to microbes early in life, tend to be at lower risk of developing juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), suggests an Australian study published online in Arthritis and Rheumatology.

Sep
29

Among patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Among patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) who achieved clinically inactive disease on combination therapy and attempted to withdraw from treatment, the order in which the different agents were stopped significantly affected subsequent flare, suggested a retrospective study. Researchers noted that 84% and 81% of patients who tapered their methotrexate and continued taking a tumor …

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