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Pneumococcal Vaccine Not for Senior RA Patients?

While PPSV23 is recommended for senior adults, researchers say there is "uncertainty" about its effectiveness in infection-prone senior adults with rheumatoid arthritis.

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Marcy B.Bolster, M.D.

Facing a growing shortage, rheumatology is looking to attract the next generation of providers.

Jonathan S. Hausmann, M.D.

Retaining international medical students, addressing student loan debt, mentoring and case-based teaching could possibly reverse the rheumatologist shortage, analysis says.

Baricitinib janus kinase inhibitor drug molecule. (Molekuul_be/Shutterstock.com)

Compared to placebo and adalimumab, the addition of once-daily oral baricitinib produced significant clinical improvements in RA patients, research shows.

Ralph Bovard, M.D.

In this article, Dr. Ralph Bovard explores osteopenia and osteoporosis. He also presents a case for creating a BMD Life Chart to track bone mineral density over a patient's lifetime.

In this slideshow, we review the biologics currently approved to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved brodalumab (Siliq) for the treatment of adults and moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.

Baricitinib janus kinase (JAK1 & JAK2) inhibitor drug molecule. (Molekuul_beShut

Patient-reported outcomes are in line with clinical trial results for baricitinib, an international research team reports.

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