Feature

Clinician who sought mental health help shares journey

June 17, 2019
The struggle clinicians face in helping their patients, performing their required paperwork and maintaining a family life, all while maintaining…
Education Lab

Virtual RA Forum®: Applying Recent Advances to Improve Quality Care

Healio Rheumatology, June 2019
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a progressive and painful systemic inflammatory disease that preferentially attacks the synovium of the joints and is…
Cover Story

The Cannabis Frontier: As Medical Cannabis Moves Mainstream, are Rheumatologists Prepared?

Healio Rheumatology, June 2019
As any self-respecting American marijuana smoker can attest, the nation’s complicated relationship with the drug dates at least as far back as…
Editorial

Marijuana, Rheumatology and Clinical Equipoise

Healio Rheumatology, June 2019
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
We are extraordinarily fortunate this month to have an esteemed group of clinical scientists participate in our roundtable discussion, “The…
Meeting News

Two biomarkers for CV risk identified in juvenile SLE

June 17, 2019
Researchers identified ApoB:A1 ratio and metabolomic lipoprotein signatures as possible novel biomarkers to predict cardiovascular risk in juvenile…
Meeting News

Partial knee replacement increased risk for long-term revision

June 14, 2019
Partial knee replacement was associated with an excess risk for long-term revision compared with total knee replacement, but may lower risk for…
Meeting News

Bisphosphonate use reduced BMD loss after halting denosumab in postmenopausal women

June 14, 2019
Bisphosphonate use before denosumab discontinuation was associated with less bone mineral density loss among postmenopausal women, according to…
Meeting News

No link between TNF inhibitors, increased risk for cancer in PsA

June 14, 2019
Registry data from four European countries found no association between treatment with TNF inhibitors for psoriatic arthritis and an overall increase…
Meeting News

Ixekizumab bests adalimumab in PsA in head-to-head comparison

June 13, 2019
Ixekizumab was associated with superior efficacy outcomes compared to adalimumab in a cohort of DMARD-naive patients with active psoriatic arthritis…
Meeting News

AMA passes policies to end non-opioid treatment barriers

June 13, 2019
The AMA approved multiple opioid-related policies at their annual meeting that aim to make patients the focus of pain treatment rather than third…
Meeting News

Six weeks of low-dose prednisolone improved pain, function in hand OA

June 13, 2019
A 6-week course of low-dose prednisolone was associated with significant improvement in hand osteoarthritis symptoms compared with placebo, according…
Meeting News

Tapering glucocorticoids effective in two-thirds of tocilizumab-treated patients with RA

June 13, 2019
Although a continuous 5-mg dose of glucocorticoids yielded stronger DAS28-ESR outcomes among patients with rheumatoid arthritis receiving…
Meeting News

Occupational exposure to inorganic dust may pose gout risk

June 12, 2019
Occupational exposure to inorganic dust such as asbestos, silica and coal was associated with a significant increase in gout risk in a large cohort…
In the Journals

Survey: All patients in psoriasis trials should be screened for PsA

June 12, 2019
Researchers working in clinical trials for psoriasis should standardize the use of psoriatic arthritis screening tools in all patients, according to…
Meeting News

More than half of patients with arthritis report CBD use

June 12, 2019
Nearly 60% of patients with arthritis reported using cannabidiol products to relieve pain and other symptoms despite limited evidence showing…
In the JournalsPerspective

No impact on safety, efficacy in etanercept-to-biosimilar switch in RA

June 12, 2019
Patients with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis who switch from etanercept to the biosimilar etanercept-szzs experienced no impacts on drug…
In the JournalsPerspective

Sugar-sweetened beverages linked to 208% increase in incident gout

June 11, 2019
A “moderate certainty of evidence” showed that sugar-sweetened beverages are associated with a 208% increase in incident gout, when…
In the Journals

Impaired spine mobility common after 10 years of ankylosing spondylitis

June 11, 2019
Patients with ankylosing spondylitis commonly demonstrate impaired spinal mobility after 10 years of disease duration, at which time a weakened…
Feature

Battle for Enbrel: Ruling on patent lawsuit could transform US biosimilar marketplace

June 10, 2019
Amgen is currently embroiled in two pivotal court cases surrounding patents for its bestselling etanercept product that could protect it from…
In the Journals

Researchers debunk claim that medical marijuana is solution to opioid crisis

June 10, 2019
Legalization of medical cannabis did not reduce the rate of opioid overdose deaths, according to a report recently published in the Proceedings of