Rheumatology News

Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Knee Pain Not Tied to Activity Levels in Knee Osteoarthritis
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Tramadol May Up Mortality Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients
Patterns of Joint Behavior Useful for Juvenile Arthritis Classification
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Program in Peds Rheumatology Clinic Ups Education on Teratogenic Rx
Recommendations Developed for Ulcerative Colitis Management
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Autoimmune Disorders May Up Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
FDA: Pulmonary Embolism Risk Up With Tofacitinib 10 mg for RA
Sustained Smoking Cessation May Delay, Prevent Seropositive RA
Ultrasound of Calcaneus Efficient for Screening Bone Health
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
FDA: Gout Drug Uloric Increases Risk of Death
Guideline Covers Extracutaneous Manifestations of Psoriasis
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Altered Gut Microbiome Seen in Patients With Active Lupus
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Fewer Older Men Assessed, Treated for Osteoporosis
Hip Preservation Appropriateness Guidelines May Be Limited
Physical Activity Down Across Chronic Disease Subgroups
Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
MRI-Guided Tx Strategy Not Superior for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Long-Term Opioid Use With OA Varies Across States
Compounded Topical Pain Creams No Better Than Placebo
Tofacitinib Benefits Sustained for Two Years in Patients With RA
Discontinuing TNFi Before Gestational Week 20 Is Feasible
Longitudinal TNF Levels Mainly Stable With Adalimumab in RA
Pharmacist-Led Phone Follow-Up May Cut Readmission Rates
Methotrexate Well Tolerated, Effective for Psoriasis in Chinese
Evidence Lacking for Benefit of Surgery for Vertebral Fractures
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Heberden's Nodes in Fingers Tied to Knee Osteoarthritis
Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Prevalence of Knee OA Lower With Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Hemochromatosis Mutation Linked to Other Morbidity
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
One in Five Back Pain Patients Experience Persistent Pain
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Patients With Sleep Apnea Have Increased Gout Risk
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Massage Offers Short-Term Relief of Knee Pain in Arthritis Patients
FDA Warns Companies on Unsafe, Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
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