While gout does not increase the risk of death post-acute coronary syndrome, a new study shows the condition does increase an individual’s risk for readmission after heart failure, as well as the number of days he or she will spend on the hospital.
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Patients with systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease who also take nintedanib experience a lower drop in their forced vital capacity, according to a new study.
Etanercept is a safe, well-tolerated medication for treating pediatric patients with extended oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis, enthesitis-related arthritis, and psoriatic arthritis, according to the results for a new study.
Despite being the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, gout continues to be poorly managed, new research indicates.
Obese patients with osteoarthritis who take metformin have a slower rate of medial cartilage loss, putting them at a reduced risk for total knee replacement, a new study found.
Racial and ethnic minority patients with lupus develop more kidney, neurological, and blood manifestations than their white counterparts, according to new research.
Despite recommendations against using opioids and benzodiazepines to treat osteoarthritis pain, new research shows significant numbers of patients, especially older patients, are still receiving prescriptions for these medications.
Psoriasis patients have a lower risk of serious infection with specific biologic and non-biologic medications than with methotrexate, based on new research results.
From a new biosimilar to a first-ever approved drug to treat pediatric lupus patients, the Food & Drug Administration has approved several new medications in recent months. In this slideshow, we offer a brief overview of these new therapeutics.
Getting more exercise can reduce a woman’s risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to new research.