Slideshows

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.

ACR Conference Roundup: New RA Treatment Guidelines Preview

November 12, 2020

In this week's news roundup from Rheumatology Network, we highlight studies presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, which wrapped this week. Among the stories we covered included a preview of the soon-to-be released rheumatoid arthritis guidelines, promising new treatments for lupus nephritis and advances in osteoporosis care. Learn more in today's news roundup.

Rheumatology Network News Roundup: Eye on Lupus

October 30, 2020

In this week's news roundup from Rheumatology Network, we highlight more studies presented at Kidney Week, the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week annual meeting which wrapped this week. Among the stories we covered, includes a possible new treatment for kidney transplant patients with gout, new hope in a new treatment for lupus nephritis and the American College of Rheumatology launches a project to treat underserved lupus patients. These and other headlines are included in this week's news roundup.

Rheumatology News Roundup: Kidney Week

October 23, 2020

In this week's news roundup from Rheumatology Network, we highlight studies presented at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week annual meeting taking place this week, including a study that shows the gout treatment allopurinol doesn’t slow kidney disease and another that estimates the annual cost of lupus nephritis at $50,000. These and other headlines are included in this week's news roundup.

Rheumatology News Roundup: Leg Pain

October 16, 2020

In this week's news roundup from Rheumatology Network, we focus on surgical treatment for back and leg pain, diagnosing spondyloarthritis, cells that may contribute to rheumatoid arthritis flares, reconsidering a rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis, and more.

Recognizing Axial Spondyloarthritis in Primary Care

October 15, 2020

Back pain is the second leading symptom prompting a visit to a primary care physician. Here, we highlight a review of axial spondyloarthritis from Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The review aims to help primary care physicians detect this condition and know when to refer to a rheumatologist.

Double Costs, Fewer Doctor Visits in Rheumatology

September 08, 2020

Rheumatic disease patients are paying double for out-of-pocket healthcare costs this year as compared to 2019, according to the results of patient survey issued by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR).

COVID-19 Rheumatic Disease News Roundup

September 01, 2020

Rheumatic disease patients have a unique set of concerns when it comes to COVID-19. To date, the evidence suggests, that for patients who have few, if any comorbidities, an infection may not be any worse than those in the general population. Learn more in this news roundup and slideshow.