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Rheumatology is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Rheumatologists mainly deal with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues and allied conditions of connective tissues.
Linking RNA to autoimmune diseases

Linking RNA to autoimmune diseases

Study finds many college football athletes at risk for muscle injuries due to low vitamin D levels

Study finds many college football athletes at risk for muscle injuries due to low vitamin D levels

MPFL reconstructions safe and effective for treating patients with trochlear dysplasia, study shows

MPFL reconstructions safe and effective for treating patients with trochlear dysplasia, study shows

HSS surgeon wins prestigious award for orthopedic research

HSS surgeon wins prestigious award for orthopedic research

PJK risk following lumbar spinal fusion depends on level of spine fused, study shows

PJK risk following lumbar spinal fusion depends on level of spine fused, study shows

Study warns against use of bone morphogenetic proteins in pediatric spinal fusion

Study warns against use of bone morphogenetic proteins in pediatric spinal fusion

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement can improve outcomes in morbidly obese patients

Bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement can improve outcomes in morbidly obese patients

Study finds high level of patient satisfaction after ACL reconstruction

Study finds high level of patient satisfaction after ACL reconstruction

Study assesses effect of combining exercise, dietary supplements on muscle mass and function

Study assesses effect of combining exercise, dietary supplements on muscle mass and function

Researchers develop skin tests, decision support tool to increase antibiotic use in hospitalized patients

Researchers develop skin tests, decision support tool to increase antibiotic use in hospitalized patients

EuroPrevent 2017 to explore innovative ideas in preventive cardiology

EuroPrevent 2017 to explore innovative ideas in preventive cardiology

Study shows new drug as promising treatment option for difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis patients

Study shows new drug as promising treatment option for difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis patients

New BSR guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinicians prescribing non-biologic DMARDs

New BSR guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinicians prescribing non-biologic DMARDs

Researchers develop new assay for measuring underlying autoimmunity in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Researchers develop new assay for measuring underlying autoimmunity in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Experts establish first set of diagnostic criteria for life-threatening idiopathic multicentric CD

Experts establish first set of diagnostic criteria for life-threatening idiopathic multicentric CD

Genetic variant encoded in NCF1 linked to increased risk for autoimmune diseases, study shows

Genetic variant encoded in NCF1 linked to increased risk for autoimmune diseases, study shows

CreakyJoints publishes new guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis patients and caregivers

CreakyJoints publishes new guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis patients and caregivers

Novel approach for imaging immune cell movements identifies initial steps in inflammatory arthritis

Novel approach for imaging immune cell movements identifies initial steps in inflammatory arthritis

Older arthritis patients need 45 minutes of moderate activity per week to remain functional, study finds

Older arthritis patients need 45 minutes of moderate activity per week to remain functional, study finds

Researchers develop first non-human primate X-SCID models using genome editing techniques

Researchers develop first non-human primate X-SCID models using genome editing techniques