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26-04-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | News

Namilumab shows promise in phase II trial

Namilumab induces a rapid and sustained clinically significant response in patients with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis, with a favorable tolerability profile, show results of the phase II NEXUS trial.

25-04-2019 | Osteoporosis | News

No difference in fracture risk with denosumab vs alendronate

Patients initiating denosumab have a similar 3-year fracture risk to those initiating alendronate, regardless of sex, age, or fracture history, show results of a large study among Danish patients in routine clinical practice.

24-04-2019 | Rheumatoid arthritis | News

HDL cholesterol levels may predict CV risk in tofacitinib-treated RA patients

Increasing levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol are associated with a reduction in cardiovascular risk among rheumatoid arthritis patients undergoing treatment with the Janus kinase inhibitor tofacitinib, researchers report.

24-04-2019 | Osteoporosis | Highlight | News

Long-term drug treatment may reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis

Findings from a systematic review suggest that long-term drug treatment is associated with a reduction in fracture risk among women with osteoporosis, with different agents having varying long-term safety profiles.

01-02-2019 | Quality of life | Podcast | Video

Talking to patients about work

In this Medicine Matters rheumatology podcast, Editorial Board member Victoria Ruffing discusses the impact that musculoskeletal diseases can have on work, and the various recommendations and resources that can help patients to remain in the workplace.


04-01-2019 | Quality of life | Podcast | Video

Talking to patients about sleep

In this Medicine Matters rheumatology podcast, Editorial Board member Victoria Ruffing discusses the causes of sleep problems in patients with rheumatic diseases, the impact these may have on symptoms and quality of life, and strategies to help patients manage their sleep.

19-12-2018 | Diagnosis and screening | Podcast | Video

The importance of early diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory arthritis

In this Medicine Matters rheumatology podcast, we talk to President-Elect of EULAR Professor Iain McInnes, about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases.

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