Studies find alarming shortage of rheumatology workforce in future
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  February 23, 2018  
  Rheumatology  
  The latest rheumatology news from News Medical  
 Studies find alarming shortage of rheumatology workforce in futureStudies find alarming shortage of rheumatology workforce in future
 
Two new articles provide insights on the outlook of rheumatology in the United States, noting that the need for rheumatologists will greatly exceed the projected growth of the rheumatology workforce over the next 15 years.
 
   New position statement for use of biosimilars to treat rheumatic diseasesNew position statement for use of biosimilars to treat rheumatic diseases
 
Products that are "biosimilar" or interchangeable with a licensed biological product hold considerable promise for the treatment of a variety of medical conditions such as rheumatic diseases, and possibly at a reduced cost.
 
   TSRI study reveals potential strategy to prevent, treat osteoarthritis during agingTSRI study reveals potential strategy to prevent, treat osteoarthritis during aging
 
More than 30 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis making it one of the most common age-related diseases.
 
 Key proteins could help in controlling the risk of osteoarthritis during aging, Study finds
 
Key proteins could help in controlling the risk of osteoarthritis during aging, Study findsNew study reveals that FOXO proteins help maintain healthy cells in the cartilage of the joints.
 
 
 Rheumatic Heart Disease: Symptoms
 
Rheumatic Heart Disease: SymptomsWhile RHD remains asymptomatic for years in many cases, depending upon the severity of the valvular changes, it may eventually present with tiredness, feeling short of breath after exertion, and chest pain.
 
 
 ACR receives grant to focus on projects that reduce health disparities
 
ACR receives grant to focus on projects that reduce health disparitiesThe American College of Rheumatology's new program, Uniting Collaborators for Innovation, was named one of five recipients of the American Society of Association Executives Foundation Innovation Grants Program, which awards $10,000 to programs that demonstrate engagement in innovation efforts within the association community.
 
 
 NRAS launches online, interactive program to help people with rheumatoid arthritis
 
NRAS launches online, interactive program to help people with rheumatoid arthritisThis Valentine’s Day, NRAS is delighted to announce the launch of its online, interactive educational program ‘Love your Heart’.
 
 
 Researchers discover molecule that enhances cartilage regeneration and curbs inflammation
 
Researchers discover molecule that enhances cartilage regeneration and curbs inflammationWill there come a time when a patient with arthritis can forgo joint replacement surgery in favor of a shot? Keck School of Medicine of USC scientist Denis Evseenko, MD, PhD, has reason to be optimistic.
 
 
 Real-Time, Automated Cellular Phagocytosis and Efferocytosis Assays Inside a Cell Culture Incubator
 
Real-Time, Automated Cellular Phagocytosis and Efferocytosis Assays Inside a Cell Culture IncubatortHE IncuCyte® S3 Live-Cell Analysis System allows users to perform real-time, automated cellular phagocytosis and efferocytosis assays within their cell culture incubator.