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Differential DNA methylation may help identify likely methotrexate responders

DNA

Changes in DNA methylation following initiation of methotrexate appear to correlate with response to the drug in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, study findings indicate.

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Multiple modifiable risk factors impact post hip replacement dislocation risk

Hip replacement

Dislocation risk following total hip replacement is declining with time and is associated with a number of surgical, hospital, and patient-related factors that are generally modifiable, UK researchers report.

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Global RA burden ‘significant, yet under-recognized’

Stethoscope and globe

Almost 20 million people worldwide were living with rheumatoid arthritis in 2017, with over a million new cases diagnosed each year, according to estimates from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study.

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Tofacitinib black box warning: A cause for concern?

Pills in question mark

Roy Fleischmann puts the new FDA boxed warning of increased pulmonary embolism and death risk with tofacitinib into context for rheumatologists and their patients.

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Support for switching between upadacitinib and adalimumab in RA patients

Rheumatoid arthritis medication

48-week results from the SELECT-COMPARE study indicate that upadacitinib has sustained efficacy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and that individuals with an inadequate response to upadacitinib or adalimumab may benefit from switching to the alternate therapy.

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.

07-09-2018 | Treatment | Feature | Article

At a glance: Common scores used in rheumatology

A quick-reference guide to the scores that are commonly used in clinical trials and daily rheumatology practice.

09-02-2018 | Rheumatoid arthritis | Feature | News

Should treatment be tapered in patients with RA?

medwireNews speaks to Vivian Bykerk about whether treatment should be tapered in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Themed collections

29-01-2018 | Biosimilars | Themed collection | Collection

Biosimilars

This content collection provides an overview of biosimilars in rheumatology, with a focus on switching between biosimilars and their originators, as well as discussions on safety and monitoring/pharmacovigilance, and a look at the pharmacoeconomics of biosimilars.

Journal articles and book chapters

Guidelines

A convenient single access point, providing rheumatology professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Images and illustrations

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for rheumatology healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within rheumatology management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

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