' I Shall Harm': When Patients Experience the Nocebo Effect'I Shall Harm': When Patients Experience the Nocebo Effect
Nocebo, from the Latin,"I shall harm," is the dark counterpart to the placebo, Jeffrey Benabio, MD, writes in his column.MDedge (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Lower Risk of Fractures Vitamin D Supplements Do Not Lower Risk of Fractures
Vitamin D supplementation did not significantly lower the risk of nonvertebral, hip, or incident total fractures in an ancillary study of the Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial (VITAL).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - July 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Acute Exacerbations Common and Often Fatal in RA-ILD Acute Exacerbations Common and Often Fatal in RA-ILD
Acute exacerbations are common in RA-associated interstitial lung disease and a frequent cause of mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Top Medications Most Often Linked to Headache Top Medications Most Often Linked to Headache
In a new study launched to better understand headache as a side effect of medication use, the top five most frequently implicated meds were all treatments for autoimmune disorders.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - June 23, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

EULAR RA Recommendations: Start Methotrexate, Steroids First EULAR RA Recommendations: Start Methotrexate, Steroids First
Contrary to ACR guidance, EULAR recommends starting methotrexate and glucocorticoids but dose reduction and discontinuation are emphasized.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - June 6, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

EULAR Congress Opens New Avenues for Learning, Collaborating EULAR Congress Opens New Avenues for Learning, Collaborating
New and slightly altered session formats break new ground in the first-time hybrid congress, taking place June 1-4 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and virtually.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - May 26, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

The Work After Work The Work After Work
We physicians are focused on fixing physician burnout. Maybe we should also be looking at what happens in the ' second shift ' at home, Dr Jeffrey Benabio says in his column.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - April 29, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Wearable Sensors Reliable for Home Gait Assessment in Knee OA Wearable Sensors Reliable for Home Gait Assessment in Knee OA
Remote use of wearable gait sensors appears reliable but yields results slightly different from those achieved in the laboratory, researchers from Boston University have found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - April 26, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

COVID Vax Effectiveness Quantified in Immunosuppressed Patients COVID Vax Effectiveness Quantified in Immunosuppressed Patients
A database study of 154,000 patients found that SARS-CoV-2 vaccines give people taking immunosuppressants significant protection against COVID-19 but also underscores the need for booster doses.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - March 10, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Contemporary Undifferentiated Arthritis Has No Excess Mortality Contemporary Undifferentiated Arthritis Has No Excess Mortality
Patients who meet the contemporary criteria for undifferentiated arthritis do not appear to have an increase in excess mortality, unlike those who meet 2010 criteria for rheumatoid arthritis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - March 9, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Updated Perioperative Guidance Says When to Hold Antirheumatics Updated Perioperative Guidance Says When to Hold Antirheumatics
Rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons revise advice on JAK inhibitors and add new medications.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - March 4, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Increased Dosing Can Benefit Overweight Patients With Psoriasis Increased Dosing Can Benefit Overweight Patients With Psoriasis
' Weight may have an impact on pharmacokinetics and, therefore, on the clinical outcome of biologic treatment for psoriasis, ' the authors commented.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Allopurinol Found Safe in Patients With Concomitant Gout, CKD Allopurinol Found Safe in Patients With Concomitant Gout, CKD
Despite earlier concerns, a study has found no sign of increased mortality with allopurinol therapy in patients with gout and chronic kidney disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

When the Patient Wants to Speak to a Manager When the Patient Wants to Speak to a Manager
' With virus variants raging, inflation growing, and call center wait times approaching infinity, many of our patients, it seems, cannot bear any more, ' Dr Jeffrey Benabio writes in his column.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Dermatology Commentary Source Type: news

Dermatologic Use of Medical Cannabis Lags Behind Interest Dermatologic Use of Medical Cannabis Lags Behind Interest
The most common indication among the respondents with dermatologist recommendations for products requiring a medical card was for acne (68%), followed by psoriasis and rosacea (28% each).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news