New Therapeutic Tool for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
The aim of this study: to determine which patients need biologic therapy after starting methotrexate.
Juvenile Onset Arthritis Raises Pregnancy Risks
The risk of pregnancy-related complications is further increased when juvenile arthritis persists into adulthood.
Anti-inflammatory Therapy for Atherosclerotic Disease
Canakinumab lowers CRP level and may significantly lower the incidence of recurrent cardiovascular events.
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.
New Antirheumatic Drug Guidelines for Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Rheumatic patients are more prone to complications post knee and hip surgery. Two physician associations have penned new treatment guidelines.
Is it Lyme arthritis or JIA?
A Lyme arthritis diagnosis requires a two-step testing approach. False positives are complex and common.
Methotrexate-Corticosteroid Combo Therapy Tested in JIA
The combination therapy only slightly outperformed standard corticosteroid treatment in a trial for juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Who is Best Qualified to Care for Pediatric Rheumatology Patients?
It is not uncommon for adult rheumatologists to treat pediatric patients, but a new survey finds the care children receive from adult vs pediatric rheumatology providers differs. In this slideshow, highlight the takeaways.
Drug Roundup: New FDA-Approved Treatments in Rheumatology
In this slideshow, we offer a glance at newly approved treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, osteoporosis and fingernail psoriasis, among other conditions.
A Comparison of Therapies for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Researchers from the Netherlands compare three treatment options for patients with recent onset, non-systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.