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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.
American College of Rheumatology receives grants to support development of lupus clinical trials

American College of Rheumatology receives grants to support development of lupus clinical trials

Study: Rare lymphoid cells play key role in development of inflammatory arthritis

Study: Rare lymphoid cells play key role in development of inflammatory arthritis

Study reveals early signs of cardiac impairment in patients with newly diagnosed lupus

Study reveals early signs of cardiac impairment in patients with newly diagnosed lupus

Some doctors, patients balk at Medicare’s ‘flat fee’ payment proposal

Some doctors, patients balk at Medicare’s ‘flat fee’ payment proposal

Researchers find experimental compound to treat fibrotic diseases

Researchers find experimental compound to treat fibrotic diseases

Inhibiting immune-regulating molecule could prevent or reverse renal injury, research shows

Inhibiting immune-regulating molecule could prevent or reverse renal injury, research shows

Study offers new hope for people with disabling Dupuytren's disease

Study offers new hope for people with disabling Dupuytren's disease

A systematic approach towards diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

A systematic approach towards diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

SetPoint announces positive long-term results of bioelectronic medicine to treat rheumatoid arthritis

SetPoint announces positive long-term results of bioelectronic medicine to treat rheumatoid arthritis

Weight loss of 20% or greater results in better outcomes for overweight, obese adults with knee osteoarthritis

Weight loss of 20% or greater results in better outcomes for overweight, obese adults with knee osteoarthritis

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