My assignments for Rheumatology Network include reporting on recent scientific studies about rheumatoid arthritis and other related diseases. Although these articles are intended primarily for a physician audience (and thus can get a bit technical and jargon-y) I know patients are also interested in scientific advances - so I still want to share links to these articles! But if you ever have additional questions, please don't hesitate to let me know!
Initiation and switching of bDMARDs in recent years has contributed to markedly increased remission rates.
Lower disease activity may be associated with higher intake of fish as a whole food.
For 2 anabolic agents used to treat patients with osteoporosis, the incremental costs of additional quality adjusted life-years (QALYs) gained would exceed the commonly cited willingness-to-pay threshold.
Pregnancy Genes May Help Rheumatoid Arthritis
Type I interferons have a potential role in disease activity modulation in pregnant women.