Arthritis

 

Optimized Treatment Strategies in Axial Spondyloarthritis: an Unmet Need

October 06, 2020

Despite major advances in axial spondyloarthritis and an increasing number of therapeutic options, questions remain related to the optimized treatment strategies and to the individual drug choice, according to a review published in Current Rheumatology Reports.

Women's History Month: Q&A with Rheumatologist Silvia Ross, M.D.

March 12, 2020

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re featuring important female figures in rheumatology. In this Q&A with Silvia Ross, M.D., F.A.C.R., managing partner of Triangle Arthritis & Rheumatology Associates, Raleigh, North Carolina, and co-chair of Global Affairs for the Association of Women in Rheumatology, we focus on her work history, her accomplishments, and her future.

EULAR/ACR Treatment Guidelines for Polymyalgia Rheumatica

July 16, 2019

Polymyalgia rheumatica treatment varies significantly in glucocorticoid dosages, tapering strategies and DMARD use. EULAR and ACR have published treatment recommendations. In this slideshow, we highlight the recommendations.

A Review of Reactive Arthritis

June 12, 2019

Reactive arthritis is an inflammatory joint arthritis largely characterized by joint inflammation triggered by infection. To date, no diagnostic or classification criteria have been established, but in 2014, the American College of Rheumatology issued general treatment guidelines. In this article, we highlight a new review article on treatments for reactive arthritis.

Etanercept Trial Supports Use for JIA, ERA and PsA

June 10, 2019

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.