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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.
Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Study provides deeper understanding on mechanisms of lipid-based autoimmune disease

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis affects more than 300,000 children in the U.S.

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis affects more than 300,000 children in the U.S.

New guideline on care of adults with lupus published

New guideline on care of adults with lupus published

Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds

Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds

Drug treatment reduces gout flares in clinical study

Drug treatment reduces gout flares in clinical study

Researchers test benefit of 'smart' shoe insole for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Researchers test benefit of 'smart' shoe insole for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Trauma exposure and PTSD may increase risk of developing lupus

Trauma exposure and PTSD may increase risk of developing lupus

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

MGH researchers identify potential strategy for improving efficacy of angiogenesis inhibitors

MGH researchers identify potential strategy for improving efficacy of angiogenesis inhibitors

New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis

New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis

Study: Lupus affects Hispanic, Asian women in Manhattan more frequently than white women

Study: Lupus affects Hispanic, Asian women in Manhattan more frequently than white women

Researchers find striking racial, ethnic disparities in incidence and prevalence of lupus

Researchers find striking racial, ethnic disparities in incidence and prevalence of lupus

Gout patient hospitalizations: what’s causing the increase?

Gout patient hospitalizations: what’s causing the increase?

Studies reveal strategies for using shingles vaccine in arthritis patients

Studies reveal strategies for using shingles vaccine in arthritis patients

ACR applauds legislative and regulatory initiatives to expedite approval of new biosimilar therapies

ACR applauds legislative and regulatory initiatives to expedite approval of new biosimilar therapies

Research shows how glutamine plays role in regulating cellular differentiation programs

Research shows how glutamine plays role in regulating cellular differentiation programs

Study examines if widespread pain originates in the brain

Study examines if widespread pain originates in the brain

Researchers uncover immunological mechanism involved in resolution of inflammations

Researchers uncover immunological mechanism involved in resolution of inflammations

Certain occupations may put workers at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis

Certain occupations may put workers at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis