Methotrexate is the trusted standby in drug regimens to treat rheumatoid arthritis. How much do you know about the current research on methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis? Take our quiz.
Bone fracture patients should be managed by a multi-disciplinary clinical team that includes case management to ensure that patients are being properly and fully evaluated and treated for osteoporosis and the risk of future fractures, according to clinical recommendations issued on Friday by the a international group of experts speaking at the annual American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) meeting that took place over the weekend in Orlando.
Investigators are currently pursuing at least 50 possible new treatments, or treatment targets, for systemic lupus and lupus nephritis. We're tracking the studies and in this slideshow, we highlight the results from nine new studies on lupus nephritis.
In today's news roundup, we focus on recent advances made in osteoarthritis that touch on cardiovascular issues, bone spurs and treatment modalities.
Rheumatology, the journal of the British Society for Rheumatology, is offering free access (through December 31) to its ten most highly cited papers of 2017 and 2018. In this slideshow, we highlight the 10 most cited articles.
ACR has released the results of a new patient survey that shows one in four patients live with rheumatic disease and although most have health insurance, they still have substantial out of pocket costs. The survey shows that many patents have difficulty getting prescribed medications due to step therapy, a controversial health insurance program that requires patients to use the most cost-effective drug therapy instead of the therapy recommended by their physician.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis often experience flares when symptoms and functionality worsen. Predicting flares and preventing them is a key area of research in rheumatoid arthrits (RA). In this quiz, test how familiar you are with recent findings in this area.
From transitioning a pediatric rheumatology patient to adult care to re-evaluating a missed diagnosis, in this slideshow, we highlight some key presentations from the annual Rheumatology Nurses Society meeting held last month.
Psoriatic arthritis can appear in a variety of ways from nail disease to peripheral joint pain. But, there are a few hallmark signs that can send a rheumatologist or rheumatology nurse in the right direction. In this Q&A, Linda Grinnell-Merrick, NP, discusses the ins and outs of a psoriatic arthritis diagnosis.
In this installment of the psoriatic arthritis quiz, we focus on nail pitting and onycholysis. How familiar are you with the characteristics associated with these two conditions?