In the Journals

Adalimumab yields superior outcomes vs. infliximab in Behçet’s-related uveitis

July 9, 2019
Adalimumab yielded better outcomes than infliximab in best-corrected visual acuity, retention and other areas among patients with uveitis related to…
In the Journals

More than 20% of adults uninsured, nearly 10 years after Affordable Care Act signed into law

July 8, 2019
About one in five adults treated at community health centers in 11 states that expanded Medicaid eligibility did not have health insurance during a…
In the Journals

Pregnancy outcomes in women with lupus significantly improved in last 18 years

July 8, 2019
Maternal mortality drastically decreased and overall pregnancy outcomes improved in women with systemic lupus erythematosus during the last 18 years…
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…
In the Journals

Genetic risk for RA associated with early cognitive symptoms in children

July 8, 2019
Having an increased genetic risk for rheumatoid arthritis is associated with demonstrating hyperactivity and inattention symptoms from ages 4 to 16…
In the Journals

Consensus argues for rheumatology-specific definitions for ultrasound terms

July 5, 2019
Although most of the ultrasound scanning conventions detailed in the 2011 consensus remain applicable for rheumatologists today, there is still a…
In the Journals

Gout linked to nearly 80% increased mortality risk due to renal disease

July 3, 2019
Patients with gout have an increased risk for death from certain noncardiovascular conditions, particularly renal disease and diseases of the…
In the JournalsPerspective

Multi-disciplinary workflow increases naloxone access in rural America

July 3, 2019
Pharmacists, front office staff and physicians worked together to boost the number of naloxone prescriptions at a clinic in rural Oregon, according…
In the JournalsPerspective

Peripheral arthritis can occur at any time during new axial SpA

July 3, 2019
Among patients with recent-onset axial spondyloarthritis, 36% reported developing peripheral arthritis at any time during their disease duration…
In the Journals

Despite guidelines, only half of patients with frequent gout flares receive allopurinol

July 2, 2019
Just 51% of patients who reported frequent gout flares also said they were currently receiving first-line urate-lowering therapy, according to…
FDA News

FDA warns opioid repackers for ‘significant violations’

July 2, 2019
The FDA announced it issued warnings letters to three companies that repackage opioids — Asclemed USA Inc., doing business as Enovachem…
In the Journals

Abatacept, TNF inhibitors similar in 9-year persistence rates in RA

July 2, 2019
Abatacept demonstrated similar 9-year persistence rates as TNF inhibitors when used as a first-line treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, and had…
In the Journals

Physiotherapists only moderately confident in assessing fall risk in OA

July 1, 2019
Physiotherapists reported only moderate confidence in assessing fall risk and providing fall-prevention care for patients with osteoarthritis, and…
In the Journals

Velcro sound detector accurately identifies ILD in rheumatoid arthritis

July 1, 2019
An algorithm designed to detect Velcro crackles in the lungs demonstrated diagnostic accuracy for detecting interstitial lung disease in patients…
In the JournalsPerspective

EULAR: Gout diagnosis should not depend on hyperuricemia alone

July 1, 2019
Physicians should refrain from diagnosing gout based solely on hyperuricemia, according to updated EULAR recommendations published in the Annals of
Feature

Analysis: Trump’s hospital costs transparency executive order faces uphill battle

July 1, 2019
Though some major medical societies applauded President Donald J. Trump’s executive order on June 24 directing HHS to require hospitals…
In the Journals

Risk for opioid overdose mortality higher in Great Lakes, Mountain, South Atlantic regions of US

June 28, 2019
Residents of the United States’ South Atlantic, Mountain and East North Central, or Great Lakes, sections were as much as four times as likely…
In the Journals

Americans have fewer healthy days, more disparity in health outcomes, CDC data show

June 28, 2019
Health equity witnessed a “clear lack of progress” during a recent 25-year period, researchers recently wrote in JAMA Network Open.
Q&A With Healio Rheumatology

'Gout Lies' campaign helps physicians target disease myths

June 28, 2019
There is no shortage of myths and falsehoods regarding gout, and all of them can be easily found and absorbed by any patient with an internet…
In the Journals

Less than 40% of patients with SSc treated with physical therapy

June 27, 2019
An analysis of a large German registry found that 37% of patients with systemic sclerosis receive physical therapy, according to recent findings in…