When the Patient Insists on Natural Therapies
Patients sometimes insist on non-traditional therapies after a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis. Their concerns shouldn't be ignored and instead, patients should be counseled on therapeutic options.
International Medical School Students Filling the Rheumatologist Shortage
Retaining international medical students, addressing student loan debt, mentoring and case-based teaching could possibly reverse the rheumatologist shortage, analysis says.
Q&A: Periodontal Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis
In this Q&A we feature a conversation with Felipe Andrade, M.D., Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore.
PsA Treatment Guidelines Organized by Five Domains
The 2015 recommendations for PsA treatment highlight the importance of managing comorbidities and a patient-centered treatment approach.
Predictive Modeling for Spine Surgeries in the MACRA Era
Predictive modeling data can steer physicians toward making healthcare decisions that have positive outcomes for patients.
How Should CVD Risk be Assessed in Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Q&A: Two experts discuss proposals for formal CVD risk calculators in RA and the need for long-term research to validate them.
Dead Cells, Disrupted Lysosomes and Lupus
In this Q&A, Rheumatology Network speaks with Dr. Barbara Vilen who is making strides in both basic and translational research that may lead to new therapeutic targets for lupus.
The Lupus Action Plan, Explained
In this Q&A, Rheumatology Network speaks with Dr. Stephen Katz about the NIAMS Action Plan for Lupus Research.
Research Spotlight: Biomarkers for Anti-TNF Therapy Response in RA
With the hope of wasting less time on medications doomed to fail, researchers are seeking biomarkers to predict a patient’s response to particular RA treatments.
The Most Common Reasons Driving Readmissions in TJA
Prem N. Ramkumar, M.D., the author of a recent analysis on readmission rates in TJA, speaks with Rheumatology Network about why readmission rates matter.