In the JournalsPerspective

9/11 first responders at increased risk for systemic autoimmune disease

December 18, 2019
Intense dust cloud inhalation, as well as PTSD, experienced by first responders and community members present at the Sept. 11 terrorist attack in New…

HHS unveils plan to allow states to import drugs from Canada

December 18, 2019
Today, HHS officials announced that they are seeking public input on two broad strategies that would, for the first time, allow “safe and…
In the Journals

PsA screening in those with psoriasis could save $220 million annually

December 18, 2019
If early therapy with DMARDs can slow disease progression and delay expensive biologic treatment, early screening for psoriatic arthritis among…
In the Journals

High-dose trivalent flu vaccine safe, more immunogenic than standard dose in RA

December 17, 2019
Among patients with seropositive rheumatoid arthritis, high-dose trivalent inactivated influenza vaccines are safe and more immunogenic than the…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cancer risk slightly higher among patients treated with abatacept

December 17, 2019
Although the risks for specific cancers and infections were similar between abatacept and other biologic and targeted synthetic DMARDs among patients…
In the Journals

Intersectional inequalities persist for OA, RA, gout diagnosis, not SpA

December 16, 2019
Although there are considerable intersectional inequalities among various age, gender and socioeconomic groups in the likelihood of diagnosis for…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

How to decide which type of investment advisor works for you

December 16, 2019
Choosing an investment advisor can be an extremely important decision for the long-term financial security of a physician. In this second…
Guest Editorial

Rheum on the go: Keep up to Date With Podcasts

Healio Rheumatology, December 2019
Adam J. Brown, MD
The pace of new information in health care as well as avenues of receiving that information is rising rapidly. I’m sure you have a bounty of…
Cover Story

Failure of Management: Treatment Gaps at the Root of Dismal Gout Care

Healio Rheumatology, December 2019
Experts might use words like “suboptimal” or “insufficient” to describe gout management in the United States. To be fair…
Education Lab

Ace the Case: A 78-Year-Old Man With Acute Onset of Right Ankle Pain and Swelling

Healio Rheumatology, December 2019
Learning Objective: Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to diagnose and treat acute gout in…
In the Journals

Pain more severe for juvenile fibromyalgia vs. other pediatric rheumatic diseases

December 16, 2019
Juvenile primary fibromyalgia is unique among pediatric rheumatic diseases regarding pain and disability ratings, with pain significantly higher in…
Feature

The Not So Golden Age of Rheumatology Therapy

December 13, 2019
Treatment options for rheumatoid arthritis have changed drastically over the past 30 years, but some of today’s rheumatologists can still…
In the Journals

Renal failure reported more often with allopurinol, febuxostat

December 12, 2019
Reports of acute renal failure occur 5.7 times more frequently among patients treated with febuxostat, and 3.3 times more often with allopurinol…
In the Journals

Asthma linked to elevated anti-citrullinated antibodies in rheumatoid arthritis

December 12, 2019
A strong association was observed between asthma and anti-citrullinated antibody elevation in a cohort of women with rheumatoid arthritis, and this…
Perspective

For the first time, more women than men are in medical school

December 12, 2019
Women made up the majority of enrolled medical students in the United States for the first time, according to data for the 2019-2020 academic year…
In the JournalsPerspective

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation improves fibromyalgia pain

December 12, 2019
Four weeks of active transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, or TENS, can significantly improve pain triggered by movement and other clinical…
In the Journals

Naproxen better first-line gout option than colchicine in primary care

December 11, 2019
Although there is no significant difference between naproxen and low-dose colchicine in terms of improvements in pain intensity among patients with…
In the JournalsPerspective

Job dissatisfaction greater predictor of sick leave than fibromyalgia disease factors

December 11, 2019
Among women with fibromyalgia, commute time, work difficulties, limited career progression, repetition and a lack of recognition are all greater…

Health officials issue safety alert on unapproved stem cell products after Nebraska outbreak

December 10, 2019
Officials from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services have issued a public health advisory following multiple reports of serious…
In the Journals

Health care utilization, corticosteroid use higher in patients with asthma, allergic granulomatosis

December 10, 2019
A need exists for treatments for specific eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis and medications to control symptoms and improve outcomes in…