The HCPLive Rheumatology condition center page is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and insights on rheumatologic disease. This page consists of interviews, articles, podcasts, and videos on the research, treatment and development of therapies for arthritis, gout, nr-AxSpA, and more.
December 5th 2023
Aotearoa, New Zealand had a mandatory adalimumab biosimilar transition from March – September 2022. A survey reveals low satisfaction with biosimilar’s quality, as well as the lack of alcoholic wipes and a support program.
November 30th 2023
November 21st 2023
The 2 groups—the active control group who received smartphone notifications about general health advice and the intervention group who receive notifications on adherence-targeted information—did not have significant differences in serum urate levels.
Stacie Bell, PhD, discusses the partnership between Lupus Therapeutics and AbbVie for the phase 3 clinical program of upadacitinib in patients with SLE, emphasizing the importance of collaboration and their role in accelerating the study process, recruitment, and the potential for meaningful advancements in lupus treatment.
V Michael Holers, MD, discusses the creation of Rheumatology Lab in response to a pressing need within the clinical practice community to provide an easily accessible resource for physicians to guide patients to valuable information.
Many studies support the finding that biologic therapy reduces the presence of psoriatic arthritis—or the risk of developing arthritis in psoriatic patients—but other research suggest the opposite.
While Black people are consistently underrepresented, White people are consistently overrepresented in inflammatory arthritis trials for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthritis, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
In this MEDcast episode, Drs. Soloman, Sharobeem, and Mease discuss newer mechanisms of actions and emerging therapies in rheumatic diseases and tools that are becoming available to rheumatologists to practice precision medicine.
In this MEDcast episode, Drs Soloman, Sharobeem, Boone and Feldman discuss the use of step therapy in rheumatoid arthritis, how step therapy was intended to be used, how it is actually used, and challenges and solutions to its use.
On August 29, 2023, the Biden Administration debuted the list of the first 10 drugs identified for price negotiation under the Inflation Reduction Act. The list, which includes agents indicated for diabetes, heart failure, GI conditions, and arthritis, accounted for more than $50 billion in spending during the evaluation period.