In the Journals

Biologic use before, during pregnancy not linked to preterm birth

March 15, 2018
The use of biologic medications for autoimmune diseases prior to or during pregnancy is not associated with an increased risk for preterm delivery or…

In the JournalsPerspective

Inflammatory arthritis disease activity improved in new millennium

March 12, 2018
Patients with early inflammatory polyarthritis diagnosed within the new millennium experienced improved disease activity, compared with those…

In the Journals

Patients, providers report disparate views of self-management support for inflammatory arthritis

March 5, 2018
Few patients with inflammatory arthritis reported participating in a structured self-management care program, although many physicians reported…

In the JournalsPerspective

Persistent arthritis reported in 25% of patients after chikungunya infection

January 3, 2018
One-quarter of Latin American patients with the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus continued to have joint pain 20 months following the initial…


Unspoken and Undiagnosed: Addressing Sex and Intimacy Issues in Rheumatic Disease

Healio Rheumatology, June 2017
Sexual dysfunction and intimacy issues may rank high among the complaints reported by patients with rheumatic diseases, but these complaints often…


Keeping Cool in the Race for Precision Medicine

Healio Rheumatology, December 2016
Precision medicine is rapidly racing forward and, for those of us who are watching, it may be reasonable to ask “What will this mean for…

Cover Story

Making Use of Precision Medicine for Rheumatic Diseases

Healio Rheumatology, December 2016
The NIH recently commissioned $55 million for studies to investigate precision medicine. While it remains to be seen how many of those dollars will…

In the Journals

Higher risk of infection found for patients with RA treated with IL-1 beta inhibitors

August 23, 2016
Recently published results showed patients with rheumatoid arthritis were more likely to experience invasive group A streptococcal infection if they…

Ipilimumab, nivolumab linked with increased risk of autoimmune joint, tissue diseases in cancer patients

June 28, 2016
Patients with cancer treated with ipilimumab or nivolumab alone or in combination with each other experienced a higher than normal risk of developing…

In the Journals

C. difficile-associated reactive arthritis underdiagnosed, misdiagnosed among children

May 25, 2016
Recent research in JAMA Pediatrics determined that Clostridium difficile infection-associated reactive arthritis is underdiagnosed and often…

Top read pain management articles highlight patient education

April 20, 2016
The most highly accessed articles about pain management in rheumatology included a survey about NSAIDs. Other articles of interest highlighted…

New electronic medical assistant launched for musculoskeletal pain

April 15, 2016
Modernizing medicine, Inc. announced the launch of its modmed Electronic Medical Assistant for pain medicine, a specialty-specific, cloud-based…

Meeting News Coverage

Katz discusses autoimmune diseases from a multidisciplinary perspective

April 1, 2016
NEW YORK CITY — Stephen I. Katz, MD, PhD, director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases at the NIH…

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VIDEO: Silverman discusses immunology links between cancer treatments and rheumatic diseases

March 15, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. —Gregg J. Silverman, MD, associate director of the Division of Rheumatology and professor of medicine and pathology at…

Study: Routine Lyme disease testing not advised in early arthritis without history of tick bite

January 12, 2016
The results of a study of patients in France do not support routine testing for Lyme disease in patients with an early onset of inflammatory…

Meeting News Coverage

Patients with rheumatic diseases may face barriers to discussing fatigue challenges

December 30, 2015
Discussions surrounding fatigue and its impact are not routinely raised with patients with rheumatic diseases and patients may face significant…

Meeting News Coverage

Constellation of symptoms may present in patients with chikungunya

December 3, 2015
Patients with chikungunya may present a constellation of symptoms including peripheral joint involvement, myalgia, back pain and non-musculoskeletal…

Meeting News Coverage

Study: Value of increased musculoskeletal ultrasound use by non-radiologists remains unclear

November 19, 2015
Although the use of interventional and diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound has increased among many providers, according to researchers from the…

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VIDEO: Calabrese highlights important viral studies from ACR 2015

November 11, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Leonard H. Calabrese, DO, of the Cleveland Clinic and Chief Medical Editor of Healio Rheumatology, reviews the importance of…

Meeting News Coverage

Upcoming ACR conference highlights advances in all fields in rheumatology

November 5, 2015
The American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in San Francisco begins on Nov. 7, and Healio Rheumatology will cover the event and its many…