It’s not just weight that could be contributing to degenerative changes in obesity-related osteoarthritis. In this Q&A, Dr. Clifford J. Rosen, director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Portland, discusses the mechanisms of osteoarthritis.
Patients sometimes insist on non-traditional therapies after a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis. Their concerns shouldn't be ignored and instead, patients should be counseled on therapeutic options.
Retaining international medical students, addressing student loan debt, mentoring and case-based teaching could possibly reverse the rheumatologist shortage, analysis says.
The 2015 recommendations for PsA treatment highlight the importance of managing comorbidities and a patient-centered treatment approach.
Predictive modeling data can steer physicians toward making healthcare decisions that have positive outcomes for patients.
Q&A: Two experts discuss proposals for formal CVD risk calculators in RA and the need for long-term research to validate them.
In this Q&A, Rheumatology Network speaks with Dr. Barbara Vilen who is making strides in both basic and translational research that may lead to new therapeutic targets for lupus.
In this Q&A, Rheumatology Network speaks with Dr. Stephen Katz about the NIAMS Action Plan for Lupus Research.
With the hope of wasting less time on medications doomed to fail, researchers are seeking biomarkers to predict a patient’s response to particular RA treatments.
Prem N. Ramkumar, M.D., the author of a recent analysis on readmission rates in TJA, speaks with Rheumatology Network about why readmission rates matter.