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WHO, NIH, FDA Concerned Negative Data Lacking in Clinical Trial Results

WHO, NIH, FDA Concerned Negative Data Lacking in Clinical Trial Results

Researchers find that 29% of data from trials went unreported from 1999 to 2009.

Medical Device Safety: Strategies for Improvement

Medical Device Safety: Strategies for Improvement

Following multiple recalls, new strategies are needed to monitor the safety and performance of medical devices.

AMA, ACP Voice Opposition to GOP Healthcare Reform Bill

AMA, ACP Voice Opposition to GOP Healthcare Reform Bill

Responses come after House leadership introduces the American Health Care Act, the proposed replacement for Obamacare.

Lupus: Using Diet and Nutrition to Improve Symptoms and Outcomes

Lupus: Using Diet and Nutrition to Improve Symptoms and Outcomes

Consuming adequate amounts of the right nutrients, and limiting others, can help relieve symptoms and improve outcomes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Cytomegalovirus Connection With Rheumatoid Arthritis Cardiovascular Disease Risk: An Expert Interview

Cytomegalovirus Connection With Rheumatoid Arthritis Cardiovascular Disease Risk: An Expert Interview

Florian Kern, deputy director of research at Brighton and Sussex Medical School in the United Kingdom, discusses his recently published review wherein he and his colleagues make the case that cytomegalovirus is a major driver of cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Genotyping's Role In Predicting Optimal Opioid Dosing

Genotyping's Role In Predicting Optimal Opioid Dosing

Increasing evidence supports the notion that an individual's specific response to pain or pain treatments may be affected by particular gene polymorphisms.

Opinions

Practice Management GOP Health Care Law a Mixed Bag for Rheumatologists, Patients

GOP Health Care Law a Mixed Bag for Rheumatologists, Patients

The American College of Rheumatology's head of government affairs dissects the AHCA proposal and explains what it means for rheumatologists and their patients.

Practice Management Meaningful Healthcare Reform Efforts: Dead on Arrival

Meaningful Healthcare Reform Efforts: Dead on Arrival

Healthcare reform must be based on common sense and shared responsibility — not on more layers of administrative burden.

Practice Management Are Business Associate HIPPA Violations Costing Your Practice?

Are Business Associate HIPPA Violations Costing Your Practice?

HHS fined providers for not having a business associate agreement in place or using an outdated one.

Case Studies and Clinical Highlights

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Respiratory Failure in a Patient With SLE

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Respiratory Failure in a Patient With SLE

A female patient with systemic lupus erythematosus presents to the emergency department with an 8 week history of dyspnea, dysphonia, and non-productive cough.

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: A Patient With Nephrotic Syndrome and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: A Patient With Nephrotic Syndrome and Ankylosing Spondylitis

AA amyloidosis is a rare but significant complication of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and may lead to proteinuria and renal dysfunction.

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Headache, Confusion, and Seizures in a Patient With SLE

Case Study and Clinical Highlight: Headache, Confusion, and Seizures in a Patient With SLE

Since certain syndromes are associated with good prognosis in a majority of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, prompt diagnosis and initiation of early goal-directed treatment is crucial.

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