Researchers reviewed literature that they believe defined early rheumatoid arthritis as being within the first or second year from diagnosis, but that the emphasis of the new definition of early rheumatoid arthritis is providing treatment to prevent disease onset.
Improved survival of patients with prostate and breast cancer has come at a cost. Clinicians need to be vigilant with preventive care for patients with these cancers to maintain their dental and bone health.
Rheumatologists reviewed the outcomes of patients with rheumatoid arthritis who used hand exercise to improve function and subsequently improved daily living skills.
Barriers to pharmacotherapy for osteoporosis warrant further investigation in order to reduce the elevated mortality and morbidity rates associated with the disease.