Golimumab FDA Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis
This is the only fully human anti-TNF-α infused therapy approved for psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and rheumatoid arthritis.
3 New Things About Osteoporosis and Fractures
Both romosozumab and calcium help fracture prevention, and most young adults have fractures at nonosteoporotic sites.
Gout Equals Diabetes in Stroke Risk
Cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment strategies for patients with diabetes may apply.
Physicians Forgo Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Adjustments
Residual disease activity is common, and treatment options abound, but for most patients changes are not being made.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients, Providers Often Differ
Close to one-third of patients think their disease severity is worse than their doctor thinks it is.
Lung Disease Frequently Fatal in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Patients who have RA and interstitial lung disease are at higher risk for dying than those who do not.
Reduce Vasculitis Relapse With Immunosuppressive Drugs
Continuing azathioprine and prednisolone past 2 years from diagnosis was superior to withholding them.
Very Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Responds to Abatacept
Patients with higher MRI inflammation in hand and wrist RA may derive greater benefit from abatacept with methotrexate instead of methotrexate alone.
Women with Lupus Overwhelmingly Have Healthy Pregnancies
In contradiction to long-standing beliefs, a healthy pregnancy is possible for women who have lupus, Dr. Jill Buyon says.
Neonatal Lupus May Not Require Steroid Treatment
One in 50 women with lupus could have a child with neonatal lupus, but preventative steroid therapy may be unnecessary.
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.
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.
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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