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Novel CV Risk Marker in RA Identified (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Measurement of anti-citrullinated fibrinogens may improve risk stratification (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 21, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Patients with Rheumatic Diseases Bail on Biosimilars (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Almost one-quarter discontinued biosimilar by 6 months (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 19, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Relatives of ALS Patients More Apt to Have Mental Health Issues (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Irish study suggests ties between pleiotropic genes, ALS, and neuropsychiatric disease (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Morning Break: Obamacare Deal Real? Doctors Dissed; United Healthcare Still Winning
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Merck Drops Development of Once Promising CETP Inhibitor
(MedPage Today) -- Despite positive results in the REVEAL trial anacetrapib is dead. (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 12, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

COPD a Risk in Women with RA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- In a fully adjusted model, women with RA had a 68% increased risk (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 5, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

In RA, Only Remission Staves Off Infection (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Serious infections were 69% higher with low disease activity (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - October 2, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Many Men with RA Not Served by Current Interventions (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Often conflict with personal coping strategies (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 30, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

AHA: Meditation May Play a Role in Lowering CVD Risk
(MedPage Today) -- However, traditional medical therapy remains the gold standard (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 28, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Cath Lab Recap: Balloon Catheter Recall; Oversizing DES in Small Vessels
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 28, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

CardioBrief: Genotyping Reduces Adverse Events with Warfarin
(MedPage Today) -- But still unclear whether benefit justifies the cost (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 26, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

RA Patient Outcomes with Baricitinib Beat Methotrexate (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Benefits seen for physical function, fatigue, and quality of life (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 21, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

HFSA: Low-Salt Diet Intervention Succeeds While Also Failing (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Hints of benefit found in randomized GOURMET-HF pilot study (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 20, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Immune'Cocktails' Likely Needed in HIV (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Studies suggest antibody therapy will have parallels to drug treatment (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 20, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Little Increase in Activity Seen After Joint Surgery (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Large improvements in pain and function, but inactivity persists (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 19, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

With ACEi/ARB Tx Plus Statins, Dropping Beta-Blockers OK Post-MI (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Beta-blockers of no added benefit when patients already adhere to other two meds (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

RA-Specific Variables Linked to CV Disease Events (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk for rheumatoid arthritis disease activity, seropositivity comparable to those of cholesterol (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Heater-Cooler Infections in Kids; Apple Watching Afib; TAVR Filter Cut Strokes?
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 18, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Cath Lab Recap: Pericardial Adhesions; Subacute Stroke Recanalization
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 14, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Vaccines and Adverse Events: Are You Tracking Reports?
(MedPage Today) -- Vaccine safety concerns make headlines, but do these reports influence clinical decisions? (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 11, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include a new antibody for asthma, early treatment in COPD, mumps vaccine to curtail an outbreak, and medical exemptions from routine vaccinations (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 9, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

RA Risk Tied to Occupational Factors (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Working in the cold, shift work influenced arthritis risk (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 7, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Online Insomnia Therapy Helps Improve Mental Health (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Digital CBT reduced insomnia, paranoia, hallucinations (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 6, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Cardiac Arrests Missed with Reliance on Medicare Data
(MedPage Today) -- Findings hold implications for in-hospital cardiac arrest research (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 6, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

PCSK9 Drugs Upgraded in Lipid Recs
(MedPage Today) -- PCSK9 inhibitors no longer behind ezetimibe (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 5, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

New Tool Predicts OA Progress: Rheumatology Network
(MedPage Today) -- Algorithm based on cartilage degeneration (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 5, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

New Look at Old Data Confirms Mortality Benefit from PSA Screening
(MedPage Today) -- But analysis doesn't address harms from screening and subsequent treatment (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 4, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

ESC: Top Videos from This Year's Meeting
(MedPage Today) -- Highlights include CANTOS history and a Houston cardiologist's take on the flood (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 1, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Serious Mental Illness Committee Has Its Work Cut Out
(MedPage Today) -- Challenges in collecting data, improving diagnosis highlighted (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - September 1, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Mono May Boost MS Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Epstein-Barr infection tied to higher MS risk in blacks, whites, Hispanics (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 30, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

SSRIs, SNRIs Provide Modest Benefit to Kids with Mental Disorders (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Effect size varies by type of disorder, scale of placebo effect (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 30, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Another Excuse from Anti-Vaxxers?
(MedPage Today) -- Christopher Johnson, MD, examines'concern trolling'among vaccine deniers (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 29, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Breathing Disorders During Sleep Tied to Cognitive Issues (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Sleep-disordered breathing may be modifiable risk factor (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 29, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

ESC: Oldest-Old OK for TAVR in Brazilian Study (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes among nonagenarians similar to younger patients (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 28, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Recurrent CV Events, Death Higher in RA Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Secondary preventive drugs do not explain increased risk (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 26, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

A New Challenge: Arthritis from Cancer Immunotherapies (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Can IL-6 inhibition combat symptoms that develop with checkpoint inhibitors? (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 25, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Statins for Kids; Lead Extraction; Cardiac Rehab Underused; Afib in T1D
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 25, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Why Is Osteoarthritis Increasing?
(MedPage Today) -- New study finds osteoarthritis is more than wear and tear (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 20, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include outcomes for payment, on- or off-pump CABG, cannabis for pain or PTSD, and the cognitive impact of a PCSK-9 inhibitor (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 19, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

CardioBrief: HF Patients Underestimate How Sick They Are
(MedPage Today) -- Big gap in risk perception found between patients and physicians (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 17, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

OncoBreak: Working Survivors; Statins and Prostate Cancer; Dense Foods
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 17, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

No Increase in Stroke with Anti-VEGF Tx for Eye Disorders (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study called'a nice demonstration of what we've known clinically'(Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 16, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Chemo-Related Neuropathy Poses Safety, QoL Risks (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Symptoms persisted for years in half of women (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 16, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Studies: Biologic Proves Worth as Monotherapy in RA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- A replacement for methotrexate in some patients? (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 14, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Gum Disease Not Prevalent in JIA Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Small study lays groundwork for broader look at periodontal disease (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 13, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Helping Kids with Chronic Diseases Move to Adult Care
(MedPage Today) -- Program at Wisconsin hospital develops self-management skills (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 13, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

No Clear Differences in Shunts for Glaucoma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Safety, efficacy similar to trabeculectomy (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 12, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Tocilizumab Boosts Hemoglobin, Hematocrit in RA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Significant increases for anemic RA patients at 6 and 24 months (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 12, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Antioxidants No Help for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Little or no benefit with wide range of supplements (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 11, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

NeuroBreak: Doc Shot Over Opioids; Overdoses Still Rising
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Geriatrics - August 8, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news