Gout Is Associated with Heart Dysfunction

Recent study findings suggest that gout is associated with heart dysfunction

Targeting Inflammation Early May Help with Pain Prevention in Knee Osteoarthritis

A study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology finds that inflammation, not bone marrow lesions, contribute to increased sensitivity to pain in knee osteoarthritis.

Who Is Likely to Go from Psoriasis to Psoriatic Arthritis?

The number of patients with psoriasis who may go on to develop psoriatic arthritis is much higher than previously estimated, according to recent study findings.

Orencia (abatacept) Safe and Effective for Patients with RA and Inactive Hepatitis B Infection

Recently published study findings highlight the safety and efficacy profile of Orencia for patients with RA and inactive hepatitis B virus infection.

Pregnancy and Rheumatoid Arthritis: Delving Deep to Cover the Grey Areas

Dr. Megan Clowse, a specialist in rheumatology and pregnancy with Duke University, addresses important pregnancy-related questions for women with RA during the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) annual meeting.

Steroid shots: Helpful for long-term in knee OA?

Steroid injections have shown to be effective for short-term pain relief associated with knee OA, but does it help with structural damage?

European Medicines Agency approves second biosimilar for Enbrel

The European Medicines Agency approves a second biosimilar for rheumatoid arthritis.

RA patients with fibromyalgia may need to be assessed for pain more often

Researchers assessed patients with RA and fibromyalgia to examine quality of life and level of functioning.

Weight loss via bariatric surgery may reduce severity of psoriatic arthritis

Individuals with psoriatic arthritis who underwent bariatric surgery may experience a significant reduction in the severity of their condition after the procedure and related weight loss.

Outcomes from a new pilot study: Arthritis patients can play a more integral role in developing clinical practice guidelines that ultimately affect them

“Why don’t you just ask me?” may be a question patients with rheumatoid arthritis agree could help improve the management of their condition and overall treatment standards.