Opioid Alternatives for Pain Control: What Works, What Doesn’t
The CDC recommends non-opioid alternatives for chronic pain, but some alternatives are more effective than others and some can be harmful. In this slideshow, we review the evidence.
A Review of Central Pain in Rheumatic Diseases
DMARDs and surgery are unlikely to be effective as sole therapies when central pain vs. peripheral pain is suspected in lupus, RA and osteoarthritis.
Best Practices in Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
Prescribing opioids for chronic pain may be associated with some short-term efficacy, but there may be other alternatives physicians should consider.
Baricitinib on Hold in the U.S. for RA, for Now
The FDA has nixed Eli Lilly's and Inctye's application for baricitinib in its current form asking for additional safety and clinical data.
First Year of SLE Diagnosis Could be the Most Crucial
Researchers suggest rheumatologists screen systemic lupus erythematosus patients for stroke risk — during the first visit.
Identifying Affected Tissues and Disease Severity in PsA
From skin to joint issues, the list of symptoms associated with psoriatic arthritis is long and not every patient exhibits the same symptoms. In this slideshow, we highlight PsA symptoms and treatments.
Diagnosing and Treating Vasculitis: an Update
Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Eric Matteson and Dr. Sharon Chung of UCSF provide an update on advances in new treatments for vasculitis.
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