Focus on Rheumatoid Arthritis


The Rheumatology Network rheumatoid arthritis clinical focus page provides information on the latest rheumatoid arthritis news, study and clinical trial findings, and clinical guideline updates. We feature expert interviews with leading physicians and investigators, articles, videos, podcasts, and breaking FDA approvals for rheumatoid arthritis drugs.

CreakyJoints Espanol: Factual vs Misinformation YouTube Spanish-Language Rheumatoid Arthritis Videos

August 17, 2021

Daniel Hernandez, MD, and Esteban Rivera discuss the study, “Social Listening: Factual vs. Misinformation YouTube Spanish-Language Rheumatoid Arthritis Videos,” presented at the 23rd Pan-American Conference of Rheumatology (PANLAR) 2021.

Elderly-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis DMARD Response Similar to Non-EORA Counterparts

July 30, 2021

After controlling for variables, eldery-onset rheumatoid arthritis (EORA) was not indicative of changes in Clinical Disease Activity Index (CDAI) scores over time when compared with a non-EORA cohort. Further, there were no significant differences in the efficacy and safety of receiving biologic/targeted synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (b/tsDMARDs).

Low Prevalence of Anti-SSA/B in Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis Wishing to Conceive

July 15, 2021

Given the low prevalence of anti-Sjögren's-syndrome-related antigen A (anti-SSA) and anti–Sjögren's-syndrome-related antigen B (anti-SSB) in women with rheumatoid arthritis who would like to conceive, intensive echocardiographic screening may not be necessary.