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Rheumatology

Male Physicians Receive More and Higher Payments From Medical Companies

Oct 06, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Male physicians receive significantly higher payments from the highest-grossing medical industry companies compared with female physicians, according to a s...

IV Immune Globulin Bests Placebo for Dermatomyositis

Oct 06, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Significantly more adults with dermatomyositis receiving intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) versus placebo have a response of at least minimal improvement, ...

Research & Development Investments Do Not Explain Drug Price Variation

Oct 05, 2022

MONDAY, Oct. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For a sample of 60 drugs, research and development investments do not explain the variation in list prices, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in J...

Medicare Eligibility Linked to Improvements in Health Care Access

Oct 05, 2022

TUESDAY, Oct. 4, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare eligibility and enrollment at age 65 years is associated with improvements in some measures of health care access and affordability, according to a s...

ACR Updating Guideline for Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis

Sep 30, 2022

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In a summary of an updated clinical practice guideline issued by the American College of Rheumatology, recommendations are presented for the pharmacologic tr...

Medicare Monthly Premiums to Drop for Seniors

Sep 29, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of seniors who had to pay high increases in Medicare premiums this year will get a break in 2023 when they see a rare drop in monthly premiums fo...

Unsupervised online yoga transiently improves symptoms in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Sep 28, 2022

1. Compared to a control group, patients with knee osteoarthritis who engaged in online yoga had improvements in pain and function at 12 weeks of follow-up. 2. Improvements in pain and function in the...

MI Outcomes May Be Worse in Patients With Rheumatic IMID

Sep 24, 2022

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The risks for mortality, heart failure, and recurrent myocardial infarction (MI) and the need for coronary reintervention are increased for patients with MI ...

Physician Burnout Significantly Increased During 2020 to 2021

Sep 24, 2022

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A dramatic increase in burnout occurred in U.S. physicians between 2020 and 2021, according to a study published online Sept. 13 in Mayo Clinical Proceedings...

Sleep Deprivation May Increase Risk for Systemic Lupus in Women

Sep 23, 2022

THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Lack of sleep is associated with an increased risk for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), particularly among women with concomitant depression or bodily p...

Group Therapy for Insomnia Studied in RA Patients

Sep 22, 2022

TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and insomnia, nurse-led group-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) does not have an impact on...

Psoriasis Patients Find Psoriatic Arthritis Screening Worthwhile

Sep 22, 2022

TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) screening is acceptable to patients with psoriasis whether they are diagnosed with PsA or not, according to a research letter publ...

Poll: Seven in 10 Older Adults Report Joint Pain or Arthritis

Sep 22, 2022

TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Seven in 10 older U.S. adults report joint pain or arthritis, with nearly half reporting that it limits their daily activities, according to the results of...

Medical Debt Tied to Worsening of Food, Housing Insecurity

Sep 22, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Medical debt is common and is a risk factor for worsening of food and housing insecurity, according to a study published online Sept. 16 in JAMA Network O...

inDEPTH: HIV & Prostate Cancer Prevention

Sep 19, 2022

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COVID-19 Severe Outcomes Risk with RA and Phenotypic Subgroups

Sep 19, 2022

Although severe COVID-19 has been linked to rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the role of RA phenotypes in this connection has been understudied. This study's primary objective was to examine the correlation...

SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Response in IMIDs Patients

Sep 19, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine the impact of diagnosis, therapy, and modified vaccination schedules on the magnitude and duration of the SARS-CoV-2 vaccination response in individuals with...

COVID-19-related Death in Rheumatic Disease Patients

Sep 19, 2022

Not all of the reported global inequalities in COVID-19 results may be attributed to differences in the distribution of individual-level clinical risk factors between regions. Researchers set out to i...

Guidelines Issued for Vaccination in Patients With Rheumatic, Musculoskeletal Diseases

Sep 17, 2022

FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In new guidelines issued by the American College of Rheumatology, evidence-based recommendations are presented for the use of vaccinations in children and ...

Incident Cardiovascular Disease Risk Up With Autoimmune Disease

Sep 17, 2022

FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Individuals with autoimmune disease have an increased risk for developing incident cardiovascular disease, according to a study published online Aug. 27 in T...