Persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) commonly use glucocorticoids to manage their disease. Study authors seek to determine how providers prescribe glucocorticoids to commercially insured, newly diagnosed patients with RA in the United States.
Although MRI-detected tenosynovitis was associated with inflammatory arthritis development, the addition of foot MRI to hand MRI did not increase the predictive accuracy.
In Alaska, researchers examined the use of telemedicine as an option in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Investigators evaluates autoantibodies against the citrulline-containing, homocitrulline-containing, and native peptides found in patients who were seropositive and seronegative in an effort to identify the unifying and novel features of autoantibody reactivity in RA.
A possible immunologic response from antibiotic use is posited by researchers as a risk factor for rheumatoid arthritis.