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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.
Two new studies find potential genetic cause and new treatment method for autoimmune diseases

Two new studies find potential genetic cause and new treatment method for autoimmune diseases

Celltrion Healthcare commits to develop lab tests for evidence-based decision-making in anti-TNF treatment

Celltrion Healthcare commits to develop lab tests for evidence-based decision-making in anti-TNF treatment

Women working long hours may be working themselves sick

Women working long hours may be working themselves sick

Long work hours may triple risk of life-threatening illnesses in women

Long work hours may triple risk of life-threatening illnesses in women

Factors other than just cost may influence prescribing of TNF inhibitors for RA patients

Factors other than just cost may influence prescribing of TNF inhibitors for RA patients

Facebook advertising could be more effective way of identifying IBP patients

Facebook advertising could be more effective way of identifying IBP patients

Study sheds light on why many RA patients do not adhere to treatment

Study sheds light on why many RA patients do not adhere to treatment

Sexual dysfunction prevalent among RA patients

Sexual dysfunction prevalent among RA patients

Behavioural intervention could be effective way to improve health of RA patients

Behavioural intervention could be effective way to improve health of RA patients

Anti-TNF therapy offers new hope to JDM patients

Anti-TNF therapy offers new hope to JDM patients

Physical workload could increase odds of developing RA

Physical workload could increase odds of developing RA

Researchers find link between specific genetic pathway and development of mouth ulcers in lupus patients

Researchers find link between specific genetic pathway and development of mouth ulcers in lupus patients

Study opens up possibility of developing potential hormone therapies for SSc skin disease

Study opens up possibility of developing potential hormone therapies for SSc skin disease

Study finds link between depression, disease activity and disability in adolescents with JIA

Study finds link between depression, disease activity and disability in adolescents with JIA

Smoking, obesity lower chances of achieving sustained remission in early RA patients

Smoking, obesity lower chances of achieving sustained remission in early RA patients

Study shows rheumatologists underestimate disease severity in OA patients

Study shows rheumatologists underestimate disease severity in OA patients

New PsA-comorbidity index may help identify patients at risk of hospitalisation and premature death

New PsA-comorbidity index may help identify patients at risk of hospitalisation and premature death

Women with SLE may have increased cervical cancer risk

Women with SLE may have increased cervical cancer risk

Implantable loop recorder can help diagnose heart rhythm abnormalities in SSc patients

Implantable loop recorder can help diagnose heart rhythm abnormalities in SSc patients

BNPs have potential to enable early diagnosis, long-term treatment of RA with minimal side effects

BNPs have potential to enable early diagnosis, long-term treatment of RA with minimal side effects