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FDA Approves Device for Low Back Pain

July 02, 2020


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted pre-market approval to Mainstay Medical Holdings for the production of an implantable neurostimulator for chronic low back pain.

Doctor Visits, Complex Cases and Good Outcomes

July 01, 2020


All good relationships are built on solid foundations, including the doctor-patient relationship. In this interview with Dr. Candace Feldman, M.D., MPH, ScD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, we explore factors that may impinge good outcomes for lupus patients.

Vaccinate in Pediatric Rheumatology, but Pass on COVID-19 Antibody Test

June 30, 2020


In a guidance recently issued for pediatric rheumatic disease patients, the American College of Rheumatology stresses the importance of continuing vaccinations, but forgoing antibody testing for COVID-19--at least for now.

Rheumatology News Roundup: Mobile Apps in Healthcare Research

June 26, 2020


In today's news roundup, we feature a discussion with Ben Nowell, Ph.D., director of Patient Centered Research for the Global Healthy Living Foundation, which five years ago launched ArthritisPower, a mobile app used in healthcare research. Learn more in this interview.