Filgotinib Monotherapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Significant dose-dependent relief of both signs and symptoms was seen where methotrexate alone had failed.
Filgotinib With Methotrexate for Rheumatoid Arthritis
The new janus kinase 1 inhibitor used in combination with MTX produced rapid improvement in symptoms.
7 Treatment Guidelines for Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery
In this slideshow, we highlight newly released treatment recommendations for rheumatic disease patients undergoing total hip or total knee arthroplasty.
New Antirheumatic Drug Guidelines for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Rheumatic patients are more prone to complications post knee and hip surgery. Two physician associations have penned new treatment guidelines.
Baricitinib May Not Increase Infections in Rheumatoid Arthritis
EULAR 2017: The drug also lowered the rate of joint damage progression and maintained an overall low disease activity.
Does Fibromyalgia Mask Spondyloarthritis?
With clinical overlap, study findings suggest vigilance and an active search for underlying inflammatory disorders.
Rethinking Pain Management in Psoriatic Arthritis
EULAR 20017: Despite the use of biologic therapy, pain ranging from mild to severe is a persistent problem for psoriatic arthritis patients, researchers reported at EULAR 2017.
Greater Risk of Stroke after Herpes Zoster Infection
Is this on your radar? A herpes zoster infection can lead to stroke in some RA patients. Learn more in this interview with Dr. Jeffrey Curtis.
Obesity's Role in the Treatment and Development of Disease
Obesity was a common theme at RNS16 this year in which speakers touched on obesity as a cause of disease onset and even as one that can prevent therapeutic treatments from working.
Healthcare Reform for Rheumatologists, Take-a-Way Lessons
In this interview, Herbert S. B. Baraf, MD, FACP, MACR, provides his take-a-ways from ACR/ARHP 2015 about new reimbursement policies affecting private practice rheumatologists.
Sounding Out Arthritis #7: Ultrasound-Guided Knee Injection
This two-part video demonstrates how to use ultrasound to guide viscosupplementation or steroid injection of the arthritic knee, interspersed with the corresponding ultrasound images.
Heart Disease is Down, Gout is Up, Biosimilars Confuse Patients and more from EULAR 2017
EULAR 2017 wraps on Saturday. In this slideshow, we highlight some of the most popular presentations from the meeting.
15 Recommendations for Treating Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
For the first time in seven years, the ACR has new treatment recommendations for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. In this slideshow, we highlight the new guidelines.
Gout is Poorly Understood, Survey Shows
Most patients feel they can control gout symptoms with modifications to diet and alcohol consumption, shows a survey by CreakyJoints. In this slideshow, we summarize the survey results.
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