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ACR: AHCA Does Not Go Far Enough To Help Americans with Rheumatic Diseases

American College of Rheumatology President Sharad Lakhanpal, MBBS, MD, released a statement this morning expressing concern about the American Health Care Act's (AHCA) age-based tax credits and its failure to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory...
9-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rheumatic Disease Awareness PSA Announced as Finalist for Top Public Relations Award

The ACR’s Simple Tasks Campaign Recognized Alongside Top National Organizations for Best PSA
10-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Announces 2016 Award Recipients

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) announced the 2016 recipients of its Master of the ACR designation, Awards of Distinction, and Distinguished Fellow Award honors during the opening lecture of the 2016 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in Washington...
21-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

TNF Inhibitor Use Doesn’t Appear to Increase Malignancy Risk in Children with Juvenile Arthritis

Tumor necrosis factor inhibitors, a group of biologic drugs used to treat children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, are not associated with a significantly increased risk of cancer, according to new research findings presented this week at the...
9-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Innovative Funding Strategies and Graduate Medical Education Needed to Fill Rheumatology Workforce Gaps

The U.S. adult rheumatology workforce is in jeopardy of a serious decline, and incentives to pursue rheumatology training, including help with graduate medical education funding, could provide critical relief, according to new research findings...
9-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Women and Long-Term Axial Spondyloarthropathy Patients May Be More Likely to Develop Extra-Articular Manifestations

Gender and disease duration can help predict which axial spondyloarthritis patients will develop extra-articular manifestations such as uveitis, or inflammation of the eye, according to new research findings presented this week at the 2016 ACR/ARHP...
9-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Men and Women Show Sex-Specific Improvements After Hip Replacement, May Benefit From Unique Rehab Approaches

Outcomes such as pain, function, range of motion, and strength after total hip arthroplasty, or joint replacement surgery, are different for men & women, which could lead to the development of sex-specific rehabilitation programs, according to new...
9-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Race, Ethnicity and Education Levels Linked to Longer Delays Accessing Lupus Specialty Care

Lupus patients who are African-American or Asian, or those who have attained only a high school education or less, had longer delays in seeing a rheumatologist or nephrologist for a confirmed diagnosis than other groups, according to new research...
9-Nov-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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