Researchers say that MRI of the hand and foot can be used in the early diagnostic process of RA in patients with UA.
Peficitinib combined with certain csDMARDs results in a dose-dependent ACR20 response rate in patients with RA.
The gap between supply and demand for rheumatologists is expected to widen substantially by 2030.
High-frequency color Doppler ultrasonography together with anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody testing may allow for earlier diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
Schizophrenia was perceived as more distressful and with higher perceived social stigma than the other disorders analyzed.
No clear association between health status and ultrasound remission was evident in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in clinical remission.
Rheumatoid arthritis and asthma have a strong association that could enable earlier disease recognition and improved treatments.
Researchers found that one-third of patients remain in remission after discontinuing tofacitinib and that low baseline RF titers predict low disease activity after tofacitinib discontinuation.
Early rheumatoid arthritis treatment leads to improvement in long-term outcomes.
One study shows a drop in mortality attributable to rheumatoid arthritis from 1987 to 2011.
Study examines data from the Health and Retirement Study (HRS) to identify any cross-sectional association between arthritis and cognitive impairment in older adults.
Celecoxib plus a proton pump inhibitor reduces risk for recurrent upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with arthritis using NSAIDs who are at risk for cardiovascular, gastrointestinal events.
ICER found TIMs to be efficacious overall but did not find them to be cost-effective.
Periodontal disease may be the main precipitating factor in the development of rheumatoid arthritis by fostering the environment for multiple destructive mechanisms that attack synovial joints.
Renflexis is a TNF blocker indicated for Crohn's disease, pediatric Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis in combination with methotrexate, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatric arthritis, and plaque psoriasis.
Researchers from Iran conduct a meta-analysis to determine the prevalence and risk for metabolic syndrome among patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
The efficacy and tolerance of triple oral DMARD therapy vs. anti-TNF drugs plus methotrexate, was explored.
After 3-month extension to review, regulator says NDA for baricitinib cannot be approved in its current form.
Prospective cohort study examines clinical characteristics and outcomes of S aureus bacteremia in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Jonathan Krant, MD, FACP, confronts the issues surrounding biosimilar substitution for biologic treatments.
This week, a phase III trial for investigational drug voclosporin for lupus nephritis treatment was approved, prolonged insomnia may lead to less robust bone formation — causing osteoporosis and bone fractures — and researchers found that women who drink a moderate amount of alcohol daily have a reduced risk of developing systemic lupus erythmatosus.
Study analyzed medical records to determine whether alcohol consumption increases hepatotoxic risk in patients with rheumatoid arthritis being treated with methotrexate.
Investigators conduct a systematic review to evaluate the risks and benefits of biologics as monotherapy or in combination with methotrexate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who have not responded to previous biologic treatment.
WCO 2017, FDA grants Rituxan Breakthrough Therapy status, and a close-up of pediatric Sjögren's syndrome highlight this week's The Handoff.
FDA gives breakthrough therapy designation to rituxan for treatment of pemphigus vulgaris and is indicated for treating rheumatoid arthritis
Study evaluated hand function and potential influence of functional loss on patients' overall physical functions, health-related quality of life, and psychological status in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic sclerosis.
Janus kinase and signal transducers and activators of transcription inhibitors represent promising treatment targets in RA.
A small study from Romania evaluated whether the presence of osteoarthritis had an effect on the parameters used to evaluate disease activity in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis.
Ultrasonography detects different ankle pathologies in various inflammatory rheumatic diseases.
Study uses registry data from Sweden to evaluate heart failure risk before and after diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
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