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Volume 17 Issue 10, October 2021

COVER: Inspired by the Review on p585.

Cover design: S.Harris

Research Highlights

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News & Views

  • The development of treatments for systemic sclerosis has historically been hampered by the clinical heterogeneity of the disease and limited understanding of its pathogenesis. Encouragingly, advances including the identification of important molecular targets and improvements in clinical trial design have now greatly increased the number of investigative therapies.

    • Yumeko Kawano
    • Lorinda Chung
    News & Views
  • Limited data suggest associations between air pollution and rheumatic disease risk and outcomes. More sophisticated research is needed to clarify the conditions under which air pollution might influence the health of people with rheumatic disease, including their response to biologic drugs.

    • Naizhuo Zhao
    • Sasha Bernatsky
    News & Views
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Consensus Statement

  • In this Consensus Statement, members of the Gout, Hyperuricemia and Crystal-Associated Disease Network (G-CAN) highlight gaps in knowledge about the management of gout in people with chronic kidney disease, and identify important areas for future research to address challenges in the treatment of this patient population.

    • Lisa K. Stamp
    • Hamish Farquhar
    • Angelo L. Gaffo
    Consensus Statement Open Access
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Amendments & Corrections

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