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
Failure of Timely Stop to Certain Prescription Drugs Is Common
Several Factors Tied to Early Readmission After Hip Fracture Sx
Chest CT Can ID Respiratory AE Risk in RA Patients on Biologics
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Phone-Based Intervention Aids Rheumatoid Arthritis Care
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
BMI May Mediate Inverse Link Between Fiber Intake, Knee OA
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Young Breast Cancer Patients Face Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Smoking Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction in Fibromyalgia
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management
Recommendations Developed for Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Joint Mobilization Plus Exercise Beneficial for Knee Osteoarthritis
Higher Cardiovascular Risk Seen With Psoriatic Arthritis
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
FDA Approves Drug to Treat Rare Immune Disease
Bone Erosions More Frequent With Old Age at Onset of Early RA
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout
CDC: About One in Three Adults With Prediabetes Has Arthritis
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Community Health Worker Intervention Beneficial
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Nurse-Led Care Efficacious, Cost-Effective for Gout
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Allopurinol Linked to Reduced Risk for CKD Stage ≥3 in Gout
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Arthritis in Adulthood Linked to Childhood Maltreatment
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
ACR: Ixekizumab Tops Placebo in Axial Spondyloarthritis
ACR: Walking Each Day May Cut Risk for TKA Over Five Years
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
Diet Less Important Than Genes for High Serum Urate Levels
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Prevalence of Anxiety, Depression Up for Adults With Arthritis
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Alternative Medicines May Aid in the Treatment of Psoriasis
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Recurrence High
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Combo Therapy Not Needed If Low RA Disease Activity Achieved
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Inflammatory Back Pain Resolves in Many Patients
MRI Indicates Sacroiliitis in Some Healthy Individuals
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Allopurinol Dose Escalation for Gout Doesn't Improve Mortality
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