Emil DeAndreis is a rheumatoid arthritis patient and author of the memoir, “Hard to Grip." In this essay, he shares his mixed feelings about taking prescription medicine. An insightful read for all physicians.
Patients with moderate to high total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein levels are at increased risk for failed arthroscopic rotator cuff repair surgery, researchers reported at AAOS 2017 this week.
In this slideshow, we highlight a Brazilian study that examines the effects of biologics on the three most common psoriasis comorbidities: Metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease and fatty liver disease.
There is no definitive evidence to suggest that obesity is associated with an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, but there is evidence that links obesity to more active disease and lack of treatment response. In this slideshow, we review the evidence.