The understanding of the inflammatory processes contributing to rheumatoid arthritis continues to grow, leading to greater understanding of RA and improved diagnostic tools and medications.
Our understanding of the genetic mutations in melanoma is growing, but sometimes the more we learn, the more we realize we have yet to learn.
Because there are many types of dementia, with many potential underlying causes, diagnosing it properly can be challenging. Two commonly used tests can return negative results for patients who have demonstrated abnormal cognitive test results or unexplained cognitive dysfunction.
Researchers are still trying to establish a sound definition of bladder pain syndrome, identify its pathophysiology, and suggest a treatment approach that moves beyond specialist care to more individualized treatment.
A recent study looked at the role that family members can play in supporting those with chronic musculoskeletal pain to remain at work, including some novel insights into how effective and important this encouragement can be.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning regarding a serious side effect associated with a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS).
The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has proven to be increasingly stubborn as a new study reported that even treatment may not slow its replication.
Compared to patients who received no oral anticoagulant treatment at hospital discharge, patients with ischemic stroke and atrial fibrillation who received warfarin had a lower risk of major adverse cardiovascular events and spent less time receiving follow-up care at the hospital.
Researchers found that not only are patients with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis at higher risk for uveitis, the association is bidirectional: patients with uveitis are at increased risk for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis