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News in Rheumatoid Arthritis

ALN
October 26, 2020
Do statins have a potential benefit on disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis? Because the existing evidence is conflicting, researchers evaluated the association.
ALN
September 29, 2020
While low-dose glucocorticoids are commonly used in the management of rheumatoid arthritis, the safety of the medications’ long-term use is unclear. Researchers evaluated the association between long-term low-dose glucocorticoid use and risk of hospitalized infection among patients with RA receiving stable DMARD therapy.
Rheumatology Consultant
September 23, 2020
The American College of Rheumatology’s guideline for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis includes recommendations on when to implement a treat-to-target strategy. Test your knowledge of these recommendations in our latest pop quiz!
ALN
September 17, 2020
Low back pain, degenerative knee pain, and widespread body pain due to fibromyalgia were some of the adverse noninflammatory symptoms that patients in remission from rheumatoid arthritis reported having experienced. Researchers assessed the relationship between these symptoms and disease characteristics.
Rheumatology Consultant
September 10, 2020
Researchers sought to determine the ways in which rheumatoid arthritis impacts the risk of myocardial infarction, major adverse cardiovascular events, and all-cause mortality among patients with and without coronary artery disease.
ALN
September 03, 2020
The researchers sought to determine the association between biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and the risk of malignant lymphomas among patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Rheumatology Consultant
August 19, 2020
Bob is a 62-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis. While his condition is well managed through NSAIDs and antirheumatic medications, he is curious if there are any lifestyle changes he could make that could affect his levels of pain and morning stiffness.
Rheumatology Consultant
August 06, 2020
This slideshow illustrates different types of arthritis. Each slide links to the full case report for more details.
Rheumatology Consultant
July 29, 2020
Researchers recently asked patients with rheumatoid arthritis and their physicians about the biggest hurdles they face in controlling the disease. Take our poll to express your opinion on this issue.
ALN
July 27, 2020
Smoking is a known risk factor in cardiovascular disease and several cancers. But what impact, if any, does smoking have on rheumatoid arthritis? A new study supplies some answers.
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