Clinical News

Direct Costs to Patients for RA Treatment: $12,509-$36,053

November 20, 2020

The annual direct costs for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients are estimated to range from $12,509-$36,053. A late diagnosis costs even more and one in 10 new RA cases are usually diagnosed late. In this presentation, Kathryn Johnson, RPh, of CVS Health breaks down the numbers.

Women's Health and Osteoporosis Studies That Should Be on Your Radar

November 20, 2020

Over the course of this year there have been some pivotal studies on osteoporosis and women's health. We've published stories based on studies that explore the use of vitamin D and calcium supplementation and bone mineral density. We've featured a few studies that examine the effectiveness of bisphosphonates and the role of anabolic agents to to fight osteoporosis. Learn more about these and other studies in today's slideshow.

More than 40% of Systemic Sclerosis Patients Have Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

November 18, 2020

Diane Marr, rheumatology fellow at Stanford Healthcare and Clinics, recently presented a study at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology in which she and her team examine the risk of osteopenia and osteoporosis in systemic sclerosis patients.

New Year May Bring New Lupus Treatments

November 13, 2020

At this year's annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, there were a number of studies presented on different treatments for lupus. It's an exciting time in lupus research says Dr. Richard Furie, chief of rheumatology at Northwell Health in New York. In today's one on one interview, he breaks down some of the lupus studies presented at the meeting

Treatment Sequence Matters in Osteoporosis

November 13, 2020

Osteoporosis therapeutic treatments should always been individualized, says Felicia Cosman, M.D., an endocrinologist with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Cosman is the author of a study recently presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in which she shared results from a study that explored treatment sequences with romosozumab before or after antiresorptive medication.