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Rheumatism is a group of disorders marked by inflammation or pain in the connective tissue structures of the body. These structures include bone, cartilage, and fat.
Studies provide insight into molecular changes prior to onset of arthritis

Studies provide insight into molecular changes prior to onset of arthritis

Childhood, adult obesity raise risk of developing hip and knee osteoarthritis

Childhood, adult obesity raise risk of developing hip and knee osteoarthritis

New study highlights predictors that prevent from achieving remission in early RA

New study highlights predictors that prevent from achieving remission in early RA

Study demonstrates increased levels of gum disease in people at risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Study demonstrates increased levels of gum disease in people at risk of rheumatoid arthritis

New studies help elucidate role of sleep in chronic pain

New studies help elucidate role of sleep in chronic pain

Study: Lenabasum has acceptable safety and tolerability in diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis

Study: Lenabasum has acceptable safety and tolerability in diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis

Canakinumab reduces gout rate by more than half in atherosclerosis patients, study shows

Canakinumab reduces gout rate by more than half in atherosclerosis patients, study shows

Study shows improvements in adherence, outcomes of gout patients receiving text message reminders

Study shows improvements in adherence, outcomes of gout patients receiving text message reminders

Pregnancies in women with rheumatoid arthritis linked to premature delivery and low birth weight

Pregnancies in women with rheumatoid arthritis linked to premature delivery and low birth weight

Osteoarthritis patients with greater disease severity may have higher risk of depression

Osteoarthritis patients with greater disease severity may have higher risk of depression

Combination of NSAIDs and TNF inhibitors linked to reduced radiographic progression in AS patients

Combination of NSAIDs and TNF inhibitors linked to reduced radiographic progression in AS patients

NSAIDs use may increase cardiovascular risk associated with osteoarthritis

NSAIDs use may increase cardiovascular risk associated with osteoarthritis

Study: Early, intensive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has long-term benefits

Study: Early, intensive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis has long-term benefits

Study finds new theory for gender differences in occurrence of autoimmune diseases

Study finds new theory for gender differences in occurrence of autoimmune diseases

Anti-inflammatory strategy could lead to improved survival of children with neuroblastoma

Anti-inflammatory strategy could lead to improved survival of children with neuroblastoma

Researchers find unexpected anti-inflammatory effects in PCSK9 inhibitors

Researchers find unexpected anti-inflammatory effects in PCSK9 inhibitors

Weight loss after lap-band surgery alleviates arthritic knee pain

Weight loss after lap-band surgery alleviates arthritic knee pain

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

Researchers isolate new molecule suitable for control of contact allergies

Researchers isolate new molecule suitable for control of contact allergies

Study shows how regular exercise, stress reduction could lead to better health in lupus patients

Study shows how regular exercise, stress reduction could lead to better health in lupus patients