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News: Low Blood Pressure Increases Risk of Death in Patients with Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Research identifies specific mortality risk predictors among SSc-APAH patients

From the College: Rheumatologist Recalls Devastation of Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans-based Luis Espinoza, MD, remembers how storm nearly destroyed rheumatology section at Louisiana State University’s School of Medicine

From the College: Rheumatology Research Foundation Names New Executive Director

Board members promote Foundation’s senior director of research and training, Mary Wheatley, into top leadership role

From the College: The ACR Testifies before Congress on Patient Access

The ACR’s Government Affairs Committee chair Will Harvey, MD, brings lawmakers’ attention to Patients’ Access to Treatments Act, problem of specialty drug tiers, excessive cost sharing for patients

News: Fibromyalgia Pain Associated with Changes in Brain Connectivity

Research suggests weakened sensory cortex connectivity extending beyond the traditional somatosensory domain may contribute to pain associated with fibromyalgia

News: Serum Uric Acid May Be Link between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease

New research has shown elevated levels of serum uric acid in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and an increased likelihood of cardiovascular events in patients with severe OSA.

News: Backlog Slows Medicare Appeals Process for Hospitals, Physicians

Recovery Audit Program brings in record number of appeals, clogs system

News: Orexin’s Yin/Yang Functions Regulate Bone Remodeling

Working both to support bone formation and suppress it, a new study reveals orexin neuropeptides are essential regulators of skeletal homeostasis

Departments: Rheumatologists on the Move

Awards, appointments and announcements in the world of rheumatology

From the College: The ACR’s Advocacy Leadership Conference Brings Volunteers to Washington, D.C.

Concerns over rheumatology patient care, research funding, Medicare discussed with Congressional representatives



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