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Salivary gland ultrasound may help diagnose Sjögren’s syndrome: Study

Ultrasound evaluation of the salivary glands may be useful for diagnosing Sjögren’s syndrome, a new study reports. “Our results showed that [salivary gland ultrasound] may have a wide range of applications in the diagnosis of [Sjögren’s syndrome] due to its excellent interreader agreement and diagnostic performance,” researchers wrote. Ultrasound…

Higher allergy prevalence found for adults with Sjögren’s in new analysis

Adults with primary Sjögren’s syndrome (pSS) have a higher prevalence of common allergic disorders compared with those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), another autoimmune condition, a medical records analysis has found. Specifically, food and medicine allergies, nose inflammation known as allergic rhinitis, and eye inflammation called allergic conjunctivitis were found…

Dazodalibep’s Benefits Seen In 2nd Sjögren’s Patient Group

Investigational therapy dazodalibep significantly eased symptom burden in people with Sjögren’s syndrome who have moderate-to-severe symptoms, but minimal systemic disease activity, meeting the goal of Horizon Therapeutics‘ Phase 2 clinical trial. Horizon previously announced the trial also met its other main goal of reducing disease activity in…