Economic status, location, and healthcare system impact how well treatments work in trials

More consistent reporting of patient characteristics is needed across rheumatology trials. INTRODUCTION Rheumatic diseases affect people’s joints, bones, tendons, ligaments and muscles – and often also other organs. Many of these diseases are autoimmune conditions that cause inflammation in the body. There are more than 200 rheumatic diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, spondyloarthritis, […]

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