CDC: Prevalence of severe arthritis pain has risen across U.S.
Alicia Lasek (f3)
May 04, 2022
Certain states are especially ripe for arthritis-related health interventions, a study of state data reveals.
Clinical briefs for Tuesday, April 12
Apr 12, 2022
NIH: Certain arthritis drugs lower incidence of Alzheimer’s in heart patients … Undercounting may hide new COVID-19 surge; whether that’s a problem depends on whom you ask … Collaboration between...
CDC: Senior care challenges ahead as nearly one-half of U.S. older adults say they have arthritis
Oct 13, 2021
The number of adults with activity-limiting arthritis is growing, especially among seniors, according to a new analysis of national survey data.
Incidence of psoriatic arthritis up with more severe psoriasis
Sep 22, 2021
Incidence of psoriatic arthritis increases with increasing severity of psoriasis stratified by treatment severity surrogates
Arthritis rate ID’d after posterior shoulder stabilization
Jul 19, 2021
Incidence of glenohumeral arthritis 1.7 per 100 person-years for posterior shoulder instability requiring surgical fixation
Surgery favored over conservative care for knee osteoarthritis, Medicare study suggests
Jun 10, 2021
Seniors with knee osteoarthritis had low rates of dedicated non-surgical care between 2005 and 2010, a new investigation reveals. Study findings suggest that surgery may often be used when conservative...
Clinical briefs for Thursday, Feb. 18
Feb 18, 2021
No need for high-intensity strength training in knee osteoarthritis, study finds … Seniors see long-term sleep improvement with exercise intervention … Feds say J&J low on coronavirus vaccine doses...
Clinical briefs for Friday, Jan. 22
Jan 22, 2021
Arthritis drug trial for COVID-19 stopped for lack of efficacy … CDC changes guidance for point-of-care antigen testing in long-term care facilities … AARP snapshot: COVID-19 cases, deaths increase...
Biologics linked to lower dementia rate in rheumatoid arthritis: study
Nov 11, 2020
Investigators found a 17% lower incidence of dementia in patients who take biologic or targeted synthetic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs when compared with patients who take conventional, synthetic...
New rheumatoid arthritis guidelines: Minimize steroids, add biologics, synthetics
Nov 10, 2020
Forthcoming guidance from the American College of Rheumatology emphasizes starting RA patients on methotrexate and maximizing its use, instead of switching to other anti-rheumatics.