8 New Things in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Oct 10, 2018

CV risk reduction, pain catastrophizing, inept apps, and 5 other notable developments in RA research and clinical care.

Sources1. Biologics lessen cardiovascular risk2. TNF inhibitors do not increase cancer risk3. RA diagnostic accuracy improves with additional studies4. DMARDs ease pain catastrophizing5. In children, RA risk goes up in smoke6. Poor prognostic factors don’t predict treatment choices7. Vitamin D levels influence RA severity8. Inept RA apps don’t fully apply