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SLACK Incorporated launches Healio Rheumatology

October 1, 2015
SLACK Incorporated, publisher of, is set to expand its series of web-first news magazines delivering unique peer-tested content. Healio

Recent articles about biosimilars hold readers’ interest

September 4, 2015
While no biosimilars indicated for rheumatic diseases in the U.S. have been approved by the FDA, reader interest in the topic has been high as…

Physicians support proposed biosimilar naming convention

September 3, 2015
In agreement with the FDA’s recent draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biological products, six physician groups collectively sent a…

ACR commends FDA draft guidance on biologic therapies, biosimilar names

August 31, 2015
The American College of Rheumatology has announced its support for the recently released FDA draft guidance regarding a methodology for…

FDA News

FDA issues draft guidance on nonproprietary naming of biologics, biosimilars

August 28, 2015
The FDA announced the availability of a draft guidance describing its proposal on the nonproprietary naming of biological products. According to an…

Meeting News Coverage

Musculoskeletal ultrasound may be useful tool for assessment of children with reactive arthritis

July 13, 2015
Musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging may be a complementary tool in the assessment and ongoing monitoring of symptoms in children with reactive…

Coalition surveys rheumatologists, calls for FDA action on biosimilars

July 2, 2015
The Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations has released the results of a survey of rheumatologists showing that most rheumatologists look…

Meeting News Coverage

Early intervention by rheumatologist may reduce work disability due to musculoskeletal diseases

June 23, 2015
According to data presented at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual European Congress of Rheumatology, temporary work disability may be…

Meeting News Coverage

Next-generation sequencing identifies new variants in autoinflammatory diseases

June 23, 2015
New genetic variants and polymorphisms were identified using next-generation sequencing in patients with autoinflammatory diseases, according to…

Meeting News Coverage

Fatigue scores differ between patient, physician reports in rheumatic diseases

June 19, 2015
Physicians were more likely to score patient fatigue lower than patient-reported scores among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis…

Meeting News Coverage

Low patient satisfaction reported for fatigue-related communication, self-efficacy

June 10, 2015
Only a small number of patients with rheumatic diseases said fatigue-related communication with a rheumatologist was not important; however, less…

Mylan expands recall of select injectable product lots due to presence of particulate matter

June 9, 2015
Mylan has expanded its voluntary recall to the hospital / user level for select lots of methotrexate, gemcitabine and other products designed for…

In the Journals

Industrial pollution may be linked to anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies

June 1, 2015
Industrial pollution may be linked to anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies, according to research from Sasha Bernatsky, MD, and colleagues…

Meeting News Coverage

Certain therapies linked to pulmonary toxicity among patients with rheumatic diseases

May 20, 2015
CHICAGO - About 13% of patients with rheumatic diseases have interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary toxicity is associated with certain rheumatic…

Meeting News Coverage

Certain common viral illnesses may present in patients with inflammatory rheumatic disease

May 11, 2015
CHICAGO — During the American College of Rheumatology State-of-the-Art Clinical Symposium, Beth L. Jonas, MD, discussed the common…

Meeting News Coverage

Expert weighs in on statin myalgia

May 11, 2015
CHICAGO — Statins can cause myalgia, and symptoms can take months or years to resolve, according to Andrew L. Mammen

In the Journals

Clinical features, T cell phenotypes similar in RA, chikungunya

May 8, 2015
Patients with the chikungunya virus had similar clinical presentation and T cell counts compared to patients with new, symmetric rheumatoid…

In the Journals

Study: Rheumatology patients in UK lack information about clinical trials

April 24, 2015
Patients at a single rheumatology tertiary center in the United Kingdom gave correct responses about half of the time, on average, to questions about…

In the Journals

Study: Misuse of NSAIDs in European patients with chronic pain may be prevalent

April 23, 2015
The inappropriate use of NSAIDs, defined by the Italian Agency of Medicines as use for 21 days or more, for chronic pain associated with…