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Six Steps to Transition Teen Patients to Adult Healthcare

Pediatric patients often go without proper guidance when transitioning to adult healthcare. Report addresses six core elements and three transition phases.  (©MonkeyBusinessImages/Shutterstock.com)

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Pharmacists and healthcare workers can improve adherence to biologics with better patient education.

Tofacitinib associated with double the rate of herpes zoster infection as compared to other biologics.


Report in Arthritis & Rheumatology highlights important considerations for transitioning patients from pediatric to adult care.


The little-understood antibody immunoglobulin E (IgE) plays a previously unknown role in systemic lupus erythematosus, study in Nature Immunology finds.


Clinicians should pay more attention to neurological signs in patients with high-activity primary Sjogren’s Syndrome or those with prior neurological involvements.


Identifying macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) in JIA early is challenging. This study suggests re-classifying the criteria for MAS to aid research.


More than 40 percent of patients experience improvements in back pain with mindfulness-based stress reduction and cognitive behavioral therapy, researchers report in JAMA.

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