• Age of psoriasis onset decides if the skin or joints act up first

    3 monthes ago - By News Medical

    People with psoriatic arthritis may initially present with either psoriasis or arthritis as the first symptom/sign of this illness. Now, a new study presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting shows that the age at which psoriasis develops is a key predictor of which shows up first. Early-onset psoriasis is not strongly associated with arthritis while late-onset psoriasis is.
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  • Methotrexate reduces joint damage in hand osteoarthritis

    3 monthes ago - By News Medical

    A new study presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP meeting shows that methotrexate stopped further damage to the hand joints and even perhaps improved bone remodeling in patients with osteoarthritis of the hand, when they were assessed at 3 and 12 months.
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