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Amy Reyes

Amy Reyes

Amy Reyes is editor of Rheumatology Network.  She is an experienced journalist and science writer who has worked as a staff writer for Mayo Clinic, the University of Michigan and Duke University Medical Center, where she specialized in covering advances in basic and clinical science in a multitude of disciplines.

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Jogging and bone health (Wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock.com)

Is it OK to run with knee pain? Is it a harbinger of osteoarthritis? In this slideshow, we feature some of the latest studies on knee osteoarthritis with findings that may surprise you.


The Rheumatology Network Podcast: Bundled payments led to a "win-win-win-win" reality for one Texas hospital struggling to contain costs for joint replacement surgeries. In this podcast interview, two physicians discuss the complexities and benefits of bundled payments.

(Systemic Lupus Erythematosus  ©farland80/Shutterstock.com)

For systemic lupus erythematosus patients prescribed glucocorticosteroids, mortality has been found to be more frequent than in patients not prescribed glucocorticosteroids, researchers say.

(Psoriasis ©ChristineLangerPueschel/Shutterstock.com)

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.

In this news roundup, we offer a snapshot of some interesting studies we featured that pose never-ending perplexing questions: When do I switch patients from methotrexate to a biologic? Why didn't my patient report having an adverse reaction? Does vitamin D really protect bones?

Osteoporosis (©JavierRegueiro/Shutterstock.com)

Fractures due to osteoporosis are more common than the combination of stroke, myocardial infarction and breast cancer in postmenopausal women.

Psoriasis (©Hriana/Shutterstock.com)

New treatment guidelines for plaque psoriasis have been issued in the U.S. where 50 percent of patients say they are dissatisfied with treatment.

Women heart disease (©TheerapolPongkangsananan;Shutterstock.com); Pain Managemen

The long-awaited results from the PRECISION trial are in — with some caveats. In this slideshow, we summarize the results.

One in three U.S. adults with arthritis are prescribed opioids, which vary by mortality risk and effectiveness, researchers recently reported at ACR 2016.


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