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8-week Harvoni cost-effective alternative to 12-week regimen

December 14, 2017

An 8-week course of Harvoni for hepatitis C virus infection in both black and nonblack patients was a cost-effective alternative to a 12-week course, according to researchers.

Shorter course therapy may be a viable option under a constrained budget and can benefit patients who are treatment-naive and noncirrhotic, they wrote in Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

In the Journals

Elevated inflammatory markers linked to severe obesity in women with, without RA

December 14, 2017
Severe obesity was linked to higher C-reactive protein level and erythrocyte sedimentation rate in both women with and without rheumatoid arthritis, elevations that are…
Editorial

The New Face Of An Old Disease: Gout Gets Respect at ACR 17

Healio Rheumatology, December 2017
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
It’s the disease of kings, royalty, aldermen and the most common form of inflammatory arthritis with more than 5 million Americans afflicted, but as Rodney…
Cover Story

Discerning “the Imitator” From its Imitators: Sifting Through Gout, Pseudo-Gout, Other Arthropathies

Healio Rheumatology, December 2017
There is much discussion surrounding the mechanisms and pathogenesis of microcrystalline arthropathies and gout. Specifically, calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease…
Guest Editorial

Broader Networks, Not Borders May Aid Rheumatology Workforce Deficit

Healio Rheumatology, December 2017
Cathy Patty-Resk, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC
In this issue, we are fortunate to bring readers a Guest Editorial from Cathy Patty-Resk, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, from the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at…
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CME

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Advanced Melanoma: What You May Have Missed in Madrid

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

The incidence of melanoma in the United States continues to rise as demonstrated by the Surveillance, Epidemiology and…
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CNE Article

Adolescent Depression in Jordan: Symptoms Profile, Gender Differences, and the Role of Social Context

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
Online Advanced Release, December 8, 2017
The influence of gender and other individual and context characteristics on the prevalence and severity of depressive…
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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Dietary choices empower patients to control BP levels

December 12, 2017
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