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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.
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

Arthritis patients more likely to be health detail oriented than health detail avoidant, shows study

Arthritis patients more likely to be health detail oriented than health detail avoidant, shows study

Weight loss leads to improvements in psoriasis symptoms and quality of life

Weight loss leads to improvements in psoriasis symptoms and quality of life

Researchers explore kidney biomarkers to track lupus progression

Researchers explore kidney biomarkers to track lupus progression

Common bacterium that causes gum infections may trigger rheumatoid arthritis

Common bacterium that causes gum infections may trigger rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatology and arthritis societies call for more support to improve arthritis treatment in Wales

Rheumatology and arthritis societies call for more support to improve arthritis treatment in Wales

Smoking, excess weight may influence how rheumatoid arthritis symptoms improve with treatment

Smoking, excess weight may influence how rheumatoid arthritis symptoms improve with treatment

CreakyJoints announces first patient-friendly guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis

CreakyJoints announces first patient-friendly guidelines for rheumatoid arthritis

Bilingual support group addressing health needs of lupus patients has positive impact, study finds

Bilingual support group addressing health needs of lupus patients has positive impact, study finds

HSS conducts survey to assess musculoskeletal health needs of surrounding communities

HSS conducts survey to assess musculoskeletal health needs of surrounding communities

Low-impact exercise program for seniors helps reduce pain, improve mobility and enhance quality of life

Low-impact exercise program for seniors helps reduce pain, improve mobility and enhance quality of life

New research identifies mechanism that may lead to treatment of fibrosis in scleroderma

New research identifies mechanism that may lead to treatment of fibrosis in scleroderma

Individualized vitamin D supplementation may benefit women during pregnancy

Individualized vitamin D supplementation may benefit women during pregnancy

Researchers use new gene-editing system to hasten quest to cure HIV+ patients

Researchers use new gene-editing system to hasten quest to cure HIV+ patients

Scientists identify genetic cause and biological mechanisms linked to new human immunodeficiency

Scientists identify genetic cause and biological mechanisms linked to new human immunodeficiency