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Podcasts driving a revolution in rheumatology medical education

December 6, 2019
When journalist Ben Hammersley coined the word “podcast” in 2004, he was attempting to put a name to the phenomenon resulting from the…

In the JournalsPerspective

Cancer, infection risk higher among patients treated with IL inhibitors

October 29, 2019
Rheumatology patients treated with interleukin inhibitors have an increased risk for serious infections, opportunistic infections and cancer…

In the JournalsPerspective

Rivaroxaban does not show noninferiority to vitamin K antagonists in antiphospholipid syndrome

October 14, 2019
Rivaroxaban failed to demonstrate noninferiority to dose-adjusted vitamin K antagonists in patients with thrombotic antiphospholipid syndrome, and…

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When Autoimmune Disease Strikes Thrice: Managing Multiple Autoimmune Syndrome

September 20, 2019
By the time Lilly Stairs was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis at the age of 19 — following an arduous series of tests and doctor visits…

In the Journals

EULAR: Identifying thrombotic, obstetric risk factors key to managing antiphospholipid syndrome

July 8, 2019
Identifying high-risk factors for thrombotic and obstetric events is crucial in managing antiphospholipid syndrome, and all women with…

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Social media opens new avenue to advocacy in rheumatology

June 21, 2019
Political activism is more accessible than ever thanks to the amplification offered by social media, and rheumatologists can use social media —…

Q&A With Healio Rheumatology

Speaking the Language: Health care execs join United Rheumatology to advocate for independent practice

May 24, 2019
In the ever-changing landscape of the United States health care system, rheumatologists need a voice. They need a voice in managing the complex web…

Meeting News

Congress of Clinical Rheumatology to feature both well-known, 'off the circuit' speakers

April 30, 2019
More than 620 registered attendees from 45 states and 11 countries are traveling to Destin, Florida, this week for the 2019 Congress of Clinical…

In the Journals

Antiphospholipid syndrome affects 1 in 2,000, peak risk among elderly

April 8, 2019
Antiphospholipid syndrome has an annual incidence rate of 2.1 per 100,000, with an estimated prevalence of 50 individuals per 100,000 with a notably…

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Fighting an 'invisible epidemic' during Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month

March 13, 2019
Faced with an increasing incidence and prevalence of autoimmune disease in the United States —approximately 23.5 million Americans are affected…

National Rare Disease Week goes to Washington

February 27, 2019
More than 500 patient advocates met in Washington, D.C., this week in recognition of National Rare Disease Week, where they aim to educate and lobby…

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Direct-to-consumer genetic testing not ready for prime time in rheumatology

January 18, 2019
Splashy headlines in the mainstream media that proclaim advances in medicine are often not what they seem. That may be the case with a recent series…

In the Journals

Few rheumatic adverse events from immune checkpoint inhibitors require discontinuation

November 15, 2018
Researchers found that the most prevalent adverse effect linked to immune checkpoint inhibitors was inflammatory arthritis, and although most…

Meeting News

IgG antiphospholipid antibodies linked to heart attack

November 5, 2018
CHICAGO — The presence of IgG antiphospholipid antibodies is strongly and independently associated with myocardial infarction, according to…

ACR report card: Majority of states score 'C' for rheumatology care

September 4, 2018
The 2018 Rheumatic Disease Report Card: Raising the Grade on Rheumatology Care in America released today by the American College of Rheumatology…

A Diagnosis Divided

August 31, 2018
We begin with a 24-year-old previously healthy female presenting with gradual worsening — over the last few months — migraine-like…

In the Journals

Less than one-third of reproductive-age women with rheumatic disease use prescription contraception

August 28, 2018
Just 32.1% of reproductive-age women with rheumatic diseases use any kind of prescription contraception, while at the same time more than 70% use at…

Meeting News

Johns Hopkins named top hospital for rheumatology care by U.S. News & World Report

August 17, 2018
Johns Hopkins Hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Survey as the top-ranked hospital in the country…

Healio Rheumatology launches 'Rheuminations' podcast series

July 16, 2018
Healio Rheumatology is proud to announce the launch of Rheuminations, a podcast series hosted by Adam Brown, MD, focusing on medical mysteries and…

Pregnant patients with antiphospholipid syndrome may benefit from addition of aspirin to treatment

July 6, 2017
MADRID — Pregnant patients with antiphospholipid syndrome managed with conventional treatments appear to have a high level of obstetrical…