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Personal Health: Dry Eyes Deserve Attention
Evolving knowledge of the nature of tears helps experts understand and treat dry eye disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Eyes and Eyesight Corneas Omega-3 Fatty Acids Sjogren's Syndrome National Eye Institute Source Type: news

Personal Health: No Crying Over Dry Eyes
Evolving knowledge of the nature of tears helps experts understand and treat dry eye disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Eyes and Eyesight Corneas Omega-3 Fatty Acids Sjogren's Syndrome National Eye Institute Source Type: news

Labial Salivary Gland Biopsies in Sjogren's Syndrome Labial Salivary Gland Biopsies in Sjogren's Syndrome
The variability of labial salivary gland biopsy interpretation highlights the need for standardized guidelines.Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Maxillary prosthesis for patient with Sjogrens syndrome?
I am treatment planning a maxillary prosthesis for a patient with Sjogrens syndrome who has had 5 implants placed in her edentuluous maxilla. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - March 8, 2017 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Restorative Source Type: news

Another AE Identified With Checkpoint Inhibitors Another AE Identified With Checkpoint Inhibitors
Add connective tissue diseases, such as Sjogren's syndrome, to the list of immune-related adverse events that can develop during cancer treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 1, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Sjogren's Syndrome Symptoms, Signs, and Diagnosis
Title: Sjogren's Syndrome Symptoms, Signs, and DiagnosisCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/31/2011 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/31/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 31, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Sjogren's Syndrome Antigen . . . Getting at the Cause
Title: Sjogren's Syndrome Antigen . . . Getting at the CauseCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/30/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 30, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Is Salivary Gland US a Useful Tool in Sjogren's Syndrome? Is Salivary Gland US a Useful Tool in Sjogren's Syndrome?
What role, if any, should major salivary gland ultrasonography have in the diagnosis and management of Sjogren's syndrome?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 27, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

HIV Patients at Risk for Autoimmune Diseases (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- High rates of psoriasis, Sjogren's syndrome, and SLE (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 14, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Biomarkers Related to Disease Activity in Sjogren's Syndrome Biomarkers Related to Disease Activity in Sjogren's Syndrome
The authors have identified serum biomarkers that may play a key role in evaluating disease activity in primary Sjogren's syndrome.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 23, 2016 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

New Guidance on Managing Sjogren's Rheumatologic Problems New Guidance on Managing Sjogren's Rheumatologic Problems
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation experts developed new guidelines on rheumatologic manifestations of the disease including fatigue, inflammatory musculoskeletal pain, and use of biologicals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Diquafosol Sodium in Dry-Eye Patients With Sjogren SyndromeDiquafosol Sodium in Dry-Eye Patients With Sjogren Syndrome
How does diquafosol sodium compare with artificial tears in terms of increasing aqueous tear volume in Sjogren's syndrome-associated dry eye? Eye (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 11, 2016 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

Researchers discover potential genetic trigger of autoimmune disease
Researchers have uncovered a potential genetic trigger of systemic autoimmune disease. The study discovered virus-like elements within the human genome linked to the development of two autoimmune diseases: lupus and Sjogren's syndrome. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - June 27, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Dry eyes no more: New insight may lead to better detection, treatment of common autoimmune disease
Sjogren's syndrome affects an estimated four million people in the U.S., but diagnosis is often delayed because its symptoms are similar to other conditions. A new study describes a protein with the potential to be an earlier and more precise indicator of the disease. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 3, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Sjogren's Syndrome
Title: Sjogren's SyndromeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/26/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - April 26, 2016 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Sjogren's syndrome: Can it cause recurrent UTIs?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - December 8, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Factor Tied to Sjogren's Lymphoma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Disease activity also contributed to blood cancer risk in Sjogren's syndrome (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - December 2, 2015 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

Salivary Gland Histopathology in Primary Sjogren's SyndromeSalivary Gland Histopathology in Primary Sjogren's Syndrome
Salivary gland biopsy is often used to diagnose primary Sjogren's syndrome. Can this biopsy also predict prognosis? Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Renal Involvement in Primary Sjogren's SyndromeRenal Involvement in Primary Sjogren's Syndrome
Renal involvement in Sjogren's syndrome is an underdiagnosed problem. Read about the presentation, pathogenesis and treatment here. Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Sjogren's Syndrome Symptoms, Signs, and Diagnosis
Title: Sjogren's Syndrome Symptoms, Signs, and DiagnosisCategory: Doctor's & Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 8/31/2011 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/16/2015 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - September 16, 2015 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Salivary Gland Ultrasound to Diagnose Sjogren's SyndromeSalivary Gland Ultrasound to Diagnose Sjogren's Syndrome
How accurate is salivary gland ultrasonography for the early detection of primary Sjogren's syndrome? Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 1, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Understanding, Diagnosing, and Treating Sjogren SyndromeUnderstanding, Diagnosing, and Treating Sjogren Syndrome
Dr Fox reports on the 13th International Symposium on Sjogren's Syndrome and shares his perspective on advances in the field. Medscape Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - July 31, 2015 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology Expert Column Source Type: news

Non-Drug Interventions for Sjogren's Not Supported by EvidenceNon-Drug Interventions for Sjogren's Not Supported by Evidence
Currently, there's no evidence to support non-pharmacological interventions for primary Sjogren's syndrome, according to the first-ever systematic review on the topic. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Autoantibody Profiling May Pinpoint Sjogren's Sooner (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Autoantibodies found up to 20 years before primary Sjogren's syndrome diagnosis. (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - July 14, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Systemic Complications Are Common in Sjögren SyndromeSystemic Complications Are Common in Sjögren Syndrome
A retrospective review of patients with Sjogren syndrome underlines the need for ophthalmologists to screen for this disorder as soon as its tell-tale signs present. Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - June 2, 2015 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Disease Activity Predicts Death in Sjogren's
(MedPage Today) -- High disease activity at baseline and immune markers can be used as prognostic markers in Sjogren's syndrome. (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - December 2, 2014 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis Common in Sjogren'sDistal Renal Tubular Acidosis Common in Sjogren's
As many as one in four patients with Sjogren's syndrome (SS) may have incomplete distal renal tubular acidosis (dRTA), according to Dutch researchers. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Treatment of Systemic Complications in Sjogren's SyndromeTreatment of Systemic Complications in Sjogren's Syndrome
Better understanding of the influence of factors external to the disease may help improve the prognosis of patients with systemic Sjogren's disease. Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 20, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

RheumShorts: Sjogren's Syndrome, Joint Replacement (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Like other autoimmune diseases, Sjogren's is associated with early cardiovascular changes. (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 14, 2014 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

RheumFocus: Sjogren's Syndrome, Joint Replacement (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Like other autoimmune diseases, Sjogren's is associated with early cardiovascular changes. (Source: MedPage Today Pain Management)
Source: MedPage Today Pain Management - October 14, 2014 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Heart Risk Higher in Sjogren's Patients
PARIS (MedPage Today) -- Patients with Sjogren's syndrome had more than double the heart attack risk seen in the general population, a researcher reported here. (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 13, 2014 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Ultrasound Improves Sjogren's Syndrome ClassificationUltrasound Improves Sjogren's Syndrome Classification
Salivary gland ultrasonography enhances ACR classification of patients with Sjogren's syndrome and in the future should be included in evaluations, according to French investigators. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 3, 2014 Category: Radiology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Rituximab Disappoints in Sjogren SyndromeRituximab Disappoints in Sjogren Syndrome
Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - February 18, 2014 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Rituxan Offers Little Help for Sjogren's
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment for primary Sjogren's syndrome with the B-cell depleting antibody rituximab (Rituxan) failed to provide statistically significant improvements, despite the increasing evidence for B cells in the pathogenesis of this disorder, French researchers reported. (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 18, 2014 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Sjögren Syndrome: An A-to-Z UpdateSjögren Syndrome: An A-to-Z Update
Take a whirlwind tour of the latest data on Sjogren syndrome, from pathogenesis to treatment. Medscape Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 3, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Commentary Source Type: news

Administrator's Decision Was Supported By Record, Federal Judge Rules
COLUMBIA, S.C. - A disability plan administrator that denied benefits to a claimant with Sjogren's syndrome did not abuse its discretion, a South Carolina federal judge ruled Nov. 5 (Angela Brooks v. AT&T Umbrella Benefit Plan No. 1, No. 3:13-CV-0610, D. S.C.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 158040). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 14, 2013 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Autoantibodies May Precede Sjogren's Symptoms by YearsAutoantibodies May Precede Sjogren's Symptoms by Years
Patients who develop Sjogren's syndrome may have autoantibodies characteristic of the disease in their blood years before any symptoms present, Swedish researchers say. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 5, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Autoantibodies a Big Deal in Sjogren’s
SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) -- A broader range of autoantibodies may play a role in Sjogren's syndrome than has previously been appreciated, researchers found. (Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology)
Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology - November 5, 2013 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Autoantibodies a Big Deal in Sjogren?s
SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) -- A broader range of autoantibodies may play a role in Sjogren's syndrome than has previously been appreciated, researchers found. (Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology)
Source: MedPage Today Ophthalmology - November 1, 2013 Category: Opthalmology Source Type: news

Characteristics of Sjogren's Syndrome in RACharacteristics of Sjogren's Syndrome in RA
Patients with Sjogren's Syndrome in Rheumatoid Arthritis have distinctive demographic, clinical and serological features. Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 10, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Health Tip: Possible Causes of Dry Eye
Medication use is a prime contributorSource: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Eye Diseases, Sjogren's Syndrome, Tears (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sjogren's Carries Heavy Disease Burden (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- BIRMINGHAM, England -- Patients with primary Sjogren's syndrome are prone to develop serious complications over the long term, despite the presumption that this is a relatively benign autoimmune disease, a 25-year review found. (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - April 27, 2013 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

IVIg for Sjogren's Neuropathy: Worth the Price?IVIg for Sjogren's Neuropathy: Worth the Price?
Could this pricey therapy help treat the neurologic manifestations associated with Sjogren's syndrome? Medscape Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Viewpoint Source Type: news