Growth of bacteria in the intestinal tract is associated with increased lupus activity, particularly lupus nephritis, according to recent research.
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Burnout affects 42 percent of doctors, a survey shows. Loss of patient trust has been identified as a casualty of burnout.
By the time a patient is diagnosed with SLE, nephritis has already set in for 35 percent of patients. The American College of Rheumatology offers screening, treatment and management guidelines for lupus nephritis patients. In this slideshow, we review the options.
Electronic health records data can be used to create forecast models of disease outcomes in rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to new research.
Reproductive-age female patients face potential pregnancy complications, but rheumatologists rarely discuss family planning. New research reveals barriers preventing rheumatologists from starting these conversations.
Shoulder replacement in arthritis patients has increased in recent decades, but research shows that more replacements fail than previously thought, requiring more revision surgeries.
Adding tools with graphic information to conversations about total knee replacement can improve patient understanding of the procedure’s benefits and risks, new research shows.
Renal transplant can substantially improve survival rates for patients with lupus nephritis, according to new research.
A recent study published in Medicine highlights the top 100 articles focused on rheumatoid arthritis that have revealed the most data. Learn more in this article.
Lack of trust in physicians, lack of information about biologics, medicine substitutions and the search for alternative therapies are among the reasons patients turn to the internet, a new study shows.