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…
In the Journals

News about Trump negatively impacts medical interns’ moods

December 10, 2019
Heavy workloads, medical errors and sleep deprivation are recognized factors that can affect the mental health of training physicians. Recently…
In the Journals

Innovative clinical trial designs, therapies for refractory disease top unmet needs in rheumatology

December 10, 2019
New treatments and trial designs, particularly focused on patients with refractory disease, remain among the top unmet needs in rheumatology in 2019…
In the Journals

Health-related QoL less impacted in radiographic vs. nonradiographic axial SpA

December 9, 2019
Radiographic axial spondyloarthritis, or axSpA appears to have less impact on patient-reported outcome measures than the nonradiographic form of the…
Feature

Proposed legislation to lower drug prices: What clinicians need to know

December 9, 2019
Several bills have been introduced recently to reduce the high cost of prescription drugs. “Despite partisan gridlock in Washington, both…
In the Journals

IL-12/23 inhibitors linked to lower infection risk than TNF, IL-17 inhibitors in PsA, psoriasis

December 9, 2019
Patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis who are newly treated with IL-12/23 blockers demonstrated a reduced risk for serious infection…