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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.
Reintroduction of PATA could improve patient access to life-saving drugs

Reintroduction of PATA could improve patient access to life-saving drugs

Consuming more fish could reduce symptoms of arthritis, study finds

Consuming more fish could reduce symptoms of arthritis, study finds

Study finds substantial use of opioids among older rheumatoid arthritis patients

Study finds substantial use of opioids among older rheumatoid arthritis patients

Finnish researchers find accumulation of gene mutations in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Finnish researchers find accumulation of gene mutations in some patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers show effective oral treatment option for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers show effective oral treatment option for patients with rheumatoid arthritis

New guidelines for anti-rheumatic drug management in patients having joint replacement surgery

New guidelines for anti-rheumatic drug management in patients having joint replacement surgery

ACR, AAHKS release new guideline to reduce joint infections after total hip and knee replacements

ACR, AAHKS release new guideline to reduce joint infections after total hip and knee replacements

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy reduces depression, anxiety among chronic pain patients

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy reduces depression, anxiety among chronic pain patients

FOI technique found to be effective in detecting joint inflammation in children

FOI technique found to be effective in detecting joint inflammation in children

Higher BMI, abdominal obesity and body fat linked to greater risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women

Higher BMI, abdominal obesity and body fat linked to greater risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women

Findings from UCB funded study suggests that osteoporosis is being under-treated

Findings from UCB funded study suggests that osteoporosis is being under-treated

New tools can potentially play key role in early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis

New tools can potentially play key role in early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis

Alinity: the future of diagnostics?

Alinity: the future of diagnostics?

Decades-old drug used to treat malaria reduces toxic protein linked to ALS

Decades-old drug used to treat malaria reduces toxic protein linked to ALS

Combination treatment found to effective in patients with tophaceous gout

Combination treatment found to effective in patients with tophaceous gout

ACR’s updated guideline provides recommendations on treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

ACR’s updated guideline provides recommendations on treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

British Society for Rheumatology releases updated clinical guideline for gout management

British Society for Rheumatology releases updated clinical guideline for gout management

Trial shows tremendous value of learning collaborative to enhance care for rheumatoid arthritis

Trial shows tremendous value of learning collaborative to enhance care for rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers discover crucial link between metabolism and osteoarthritis

Researchers discover crucial link between metabolism and osteoarthritis

BSR and RCGP introduce joint project to improve care for people with inflammatory arthritis

BSR and RCGP introduce joint project to improve care for people with inflammatory arthritis