The systems most commonly affected are the musculoskeletal and dermatologic. Here, Dr Alan Moss, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, discusses the prevalence and management of these conditions in primary care.
In a phase 2 trial of treatment for ulcerative colitis, the percentage of patients who had clinical response and remission was higher in the group treated with tofacitinib than in patients who received placebo.
A 27-year-old white man, an active-duty soldier who previously had been healthy, presented with a 5-month history of progressively worsening swelling, pain and, eventually, skin hardening in both legs and then arms
The newly designed Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Web site, http://www.ccfa.org, is devoted to providing accurate, unbiased information about inflammatory bowel disease and the progress being made toward finding cures
Anti–tumor necrosis factor α therapy reduces the risk of cardiovascular events in patients who have rheumatoid arthritis, according to a retrospective analysis of contemporary data presented at the 2012 Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, held recently in Berlin.
Ultrasound could make the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis considerably more accurate, aiding in recommendations for treatment. Treatment decisions can depend on how far the disease has progressed, and the only way to measure the progression of rheumatoid arthritisis to identify which of a... More »
Five Steps to Improving Patient Access Judy Capko, May 21, 2013 Patient access is getting increased attention through reform initiatives. Here are five steps you can take to make sure patients get appropriate access to care in your office.