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Article ID: 716653

Rheumatology Leaders Applaud Updates to Evaluation and Management Codes in CMS 2020 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today applauded the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for including proposed reimbursement changes to evaluation and management (E/M) codes in its CY 2020 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule.

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30-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Arthritis, Bone Health, U.S. Politics

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    1-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 715182

Study Shows Some Generics Can Cost Medicare Recipients More Than Brand-name Drugs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Medicare Part D enrollees may pay more out of pocket for high-priced specialty generic drugs than their brand-name counterparts, according to new research by health policy experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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1-Jul-2019 11:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 714930

Arthritis and exercise: Why it helps to be more physically active

LifeBridge Health

More than 50 million U.S. adults have arthritis. Many experience severe joint pain and, likely because of their pain, don’t do much exercising if at all.

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25-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Remote-controlled drug delivery implant the size of a grape may help chronic disease management
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    25-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 714748

Remote-controlled drug delivery implant the size of a grape may help chronic disease management

Houston Methodist

People with chronic diseases like arthritis, diabetes and heart disease may one day forego the daily regimen of pills and, instead, receive a scheduled dosage of medication through a grape-sized implant that is remotely controlled.

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24-Jun-2019 10:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 714652

Synthetic joint lubricant holds promise for osteoarthritis

Cornell University

A new type of treatment for osteoarthritis, currently in canine clinical trials, shows promise for eventual use in humans. The treatment, developed by Cornell University biomedical engineers, is a synthetic version of a naturally occurring joint lubricant that binds to the surface of cartilage in joints and acts as a cushion during high-impact activities, such as running.

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19-Jun-2019 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714427

6 "firsts" in advancing regenerative medicine toward patient care

Mayo Clinic

A statewide bipartisan initiative is transforming health care from a focus on treating disease to one of tapping the body's ability to heal itself. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a legislative initiative aimed at improving health by advancing regenerative medicine in research, technology, education and patient care across the state.

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17-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 713883

New device sheds light on mechanism, efficacy of arthritis treatment

Cornell University

The debate over how one of the most popular osteoarthritis treatments should be federally regulated could change, thanks to a Cornell University study and a new device that provides a better understanding of the science behind hyaluronic acid (HA) injections.

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4-Jun-2019 2:25 AM EDT
Newswise: Snapshot of chikungunya could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis

Article ID: 713830

Snapshot of chikungunya could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis

Washington University in St. Louis

A team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has snapped high-resolution pictures of chikungunya virus latched onto a protein found on the surface of cells in the joints. The structures, published May 9 in the journal Cell, shows in atomic-level detail how the virus and cell-surface protein fit together – data that promises to accelerate efforts to design drugs and vaccines to prevent or treat arthritis caused by chikungunya or related viruses.

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3-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Cell scientist Rebecca Berdeaux awarded $1.9 million by NIH to research muscle regeneration

Article ID: 713447

Cell scientist Rebecca Berdeaux awarded $1.9 million by NIH to research muscle regeneration

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

As people age, their muscle regeneration capacity declines in part because they can no longer make enough muscle stem cells to replace damaged tissue.

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23-May-2019 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713306

类风湿性关节炎患者在诊断之前很早就会受到残疾的影响

Mayo Clinic

根据Mayo Clinic的新研究,诊断为类风湿性关节炎的患者在确诊疾病前一两年内就会受到功能性残疾的影响。

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22-May-2019 9:25 AM EDT

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