Rheumatology News

Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Cuts Risk for CV Complications
VTE Risk Reduced With Partial Knee Replacement
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Glucocorticoid Tapering Feasible for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicts CV Events in Psoriatic Disease
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Gout Linked to Increased Risk for Venous Thromboembolism
FDA Takes Hard Look at CBD
Lupus Manifestations Appear to Differ by Race, Ethnicity
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Postoperative Infection Rate Similar Across Biologics in RA
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases on the Rise
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Worse Lupus Outcomes
Infection Risk Lower With Certain Psoriasis Treatments
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Lupus Affects Emotional, Mental Well-Being of Patients
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
CDC: Prevalence of Arthritis 22.8 Percent in U.S. Adults in 2017
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Disability Often Precedes Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis
Guidelines Address Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Management
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
FDA Approves First Treatment for Pediatric Lupus
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
Risk Factors ID'd for Rheumatoid Arthritis Complications
Statins Safe, Effective in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Infections May Up Risk for Developing Sjögren Syndrome
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
New Scale Helps Identify More Serious Cases of Mononucleosis
ACR Issues Position Statements on Drug Pricing, Step Therapy
Colchicine May Improve Obesity-Induced Inflammation
Inflammatory Arthritis Linked to Sexual Dysfunction
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
No Benefit Seen With Rituximab for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Most Osteoporosis Guidelines Do Not Discuss Patient Choices
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Patients With Worse RA Symptoms More Likely to Cut Alcohol Intake
Cimzia Injection Approved for New Inflammatory Arthritis Indication
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Higher Disease Burden for OA Than RA After Six Months
ENDO: Recommendations Issued for Treating Osteoporosis
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
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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