UAB research shows no “marked incremental increase in incident malignancies” after treatment with TNFi therapy as compared to malignancy rates associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Deborah Abrams Kaplan
Gout and rheumatoid arthritis are both associated with premature mortality, researchers report.
Researchers find that improvements in osteoporosis, preventive and gout care are needed.
The use of DMARDs are up prior to starting a biologic as is the use of biologics in patients never before prescribed DMARDS.
Baylor researchers find that the neutrophil signature is a potential early biomarker of preeclampsia in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Tocilizumab plus a 26-week prednisone taper was superior to both short- and long-course prednisone tapers for GCA.
Ankylosing spondylitis symptoms respond best to high dosages of NSAIDs plus TNFi therapies.
How safe and effective is tocilizumab (TCZ) for patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA)? John H.
The number of new entrants into the adult rheumatology workforce, 107 a year, are not entering at numbers sufficient to replace those who are retiring.
Rheumatologists and staff should communicate about coding, says ACR’s Melesia Tillman who offers an ICD-10 recap post ACR/ARHP 2015.