Author | Lois Wingerson


RheumJC4 Part 1: Tapering Biologics--Discussion of a Study

May 21, 2015

Slides present key points from a Twitter-based journal club, pondering a randomized study of tapering TNF inhibitors in rheumatoid arthritis. Many questions about the study design. More ask about practices already in use (addressed in Part 2).

RheumJC4 Part 2: Tapering Biologics--Why, How, and What If

May 21, 2015

In the second installment of a slide show based on an animated discussion by members of the rheumatology journal club (#rheumjc), partipants focus on the benefits, risks, and realities of tapering biologics in clinical practice.

Immune-System Gene Expression Changes With the Seasons

May 13, 2015

Studies on banked cells from humans in different regions of the world reveal that many genes that control immune function behave differently in winter and summer. They are more pro-inflammatory in the winter.

New OA Trial Bank Aims to Make 1+1 = >2

May 07, 2015

(OARSI2015) Osteoarthritis specialists hope researchers will help them unite individual patient data from different trials to conquer difficult questions about the disease.