Rheumatology in the News

Psoriatic Arthritis And Remission

Symptoms of psoriatic arthritis can disappear for periods of time, but remission isn’t the same thing as a cure. Article features Eric Ruderman, MD.

Weight loss tied to lower risk of knee joint degeneration

Overweight and obese people who shed a lot of excess pounds may have less damage in their knee joints than their counterparts who don’t lose weight, a recent study suggests. Article features Leena, Sharma, MD

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Didn't Stop Me From Competing in Beauty Pageants

A rare connective tissue disorder left Victoria Graham feeling out of place at her first beauty pageant, but she didn't let it stop her. Article features Dr. Calvin Brown.

Lessons from a Master Clinician: An Interview with Dr. Calvin Brown

Rheumatologists who are outstanding clinicians provide consistently exceptional care to patients and serve as role models for colleagues and trainees. Here we spotlight Northwestern Medicine's own Dr. Calvin R. Brown Jr., MD, who recently passed away.