Very Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Responds to Abatacept
Patients with higher MRI inflammation in hand and wrist RA may derive greater benefit from abatacept with methotrexate instead of methotrexate alone.
Women with Lupus Overwhelmingly Have Healthy Pregnancies
In contradiction to long-standing beliefs, a healthy pregnancy is possible for women who have lupus, Dr. Jill Buyon says.
Neonatal Lupus May Not Require Steroid Treatment
One in 50 women with lupus could have a child with neonatal lupus, but preventative steroid therapy may be unnecessary.
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.
Rethinking Pain Management in Psoriatic Arthritis
EULAR 20017: Despite the use of biologic therapy, pain ranging from mild to severe is a persistent problem for psoriatic arthritis patients, researchers reported at EULAR 2017.
Heart Disease is Down, Gout is Up, Biosimilars Confuse Patients and more from EULAR 2017
EULAR 2017 wraps on Saturday. In this slideshow, we highlight some of the most popular presentations from the meeting.
Greater Risk of Stroke after Herpes Zoster Infection
Is this on your radar? A herpes zoster infection can lead to stroke in some RA patients. Learn more in this interview with Dr. Jeffrey Curtis.
15 Recommendations for Treating Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis
For the first time in seven years, the ACR has new treatment recommendations for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. In this slideshow, we highlight the new guidelines.
Gout is Poorly Understood, Survey Shows
Most patients feel they can control gout symptoms with modifications to diet and alcohol consumption, shows a survey by CreakyJoints. In this slideshow, we summarize the survey results.
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