Very Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Responds to Abatacept
Patients with higher MRI inflammation in hand and wrist RA may derive greater benefit from abatacept with methotrexate instead of methotrexate alone.
Women with Lupus Overwhelmingly Have Healthy Pregnancies
In contradiction to long-standing beliefs, a healthy pregnancy is possible for women who have lupus, Dr. Jill Buyon says.
Neonatal Lupus May Not Require Steroid Treatment
One in 50 women with lupus could have a child with neonatal lupus, but preventative steroid therapy may be unnecessary.
Greater Risk of Stroke after Herpes Zoster Infection
Is this on your radar? A herpes zoster infection can lead to stroke in some RA patients. Learn more in this interview with Dr. Jeffrey Curtis.
Obesity's Role in the Treatment and Development of Disease
Obesity was a common theme at RNS16 this year in which speakers touched on obesity as a cause of disease onset and even as one that can prevent therapeutic treatments from working.
Healthcare Reform for Rheumatologists, Take-a-Way Lessons
In this interview, Herbert S. B. Baraf, MD, FACP, MACR, provides his take-a-ways from ACR/ARHP 2015 about new reimbursement policies affecting private practice rheumatologists.
Sounding Out Arthritis #7: Ultrasound-Guided Knee Injection
This two-part video demonstrates how to use ultrasound to guide viscosupplementation or steroid injection of the arthritic knee, interspersed with the corresponding ultrasound images.
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