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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.
New, more accurate tool to measure the progress of lupus in patients

New, more accurate tool to measure the progress of lupus in patients

New therapies for AIRDs can reduce the harmful side-effects caused by conventional treatments

New therapies for AIRDs can reduce the harmful side-effects caused by conventional treatments

Study finds a subset of vascular macrophages to be powerful ally in the fight against atherosclerosis

Study finds a subset of vascular macrophages to be powerful ally in the fight against atherosclerosis

Researchers identify factors at midlife linked with 10-year declines in women's physical health

Researchers identify factors at midlife linked with 10-year declines in women's physical health

Study examines if antidepressants can benefit patients with osteoarthritis

Study examines if antidepressants can benefit patients with osteoarthritis

Scientists unravel how LPS prevents or promotes development of allergic disease

Scientists unravel how LPS prevents or promotes development of allergic disease

Scientists find that having one kind of autoimmune disease can lead to another

Scientists find that having one kind of autoimmune disease can lead to another

Insight into immune cell communication may pave the way for new cancer vaccines

Insight into immune cell communication may pave the way for new cancer vaccines

HSS study provides insight into real-world medication use for treatment of psoriatic arthritis

HSS study provides insight into real-world medication use for treatment of psoriatic arthritis

Risk factors for "long-haul" COVID in people with rheumatic diseases identified

Risk factors for "long-haul" COVID in people with rheumatic diseases identified

Global effort focuses on developing better methods to quantify joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Global effort focuses on developing better methods to quantify joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Research shows how inflammatory reactions can be resolved by changes to metabolism of macrophages

Research shows how inflammatory reactions can be resolved by changes to metabolism of macrophages

Cycling JAK inhibitors can be effective for treating people with difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis

Cycling JAK inhibitors can be effective for treating people with difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis

RA patients taking glucocorticoids or B-cell therapies may have worse COVID-19 vaccine response

RA patients taking glucocorticoids or B-cell therapies may have worse COVID-19 vaccine response

Study finds persistent racial gaps in renal complications for children with juvenile lupus

Study finds persistent racial gaps in renal complications for children with juvenile lupus

Study shows significant decreases in infections among people with psoriatic arthritis

Study shows significant decreases in infections among people with psoriatic arthritis

Fetal heart rate monitoring is feasible, accurate for managing high-risk pregnancies

Fetal heart rate monitoring is feasible, accurate for managing high-risk pregnancies

Immunocompromised patients using rituximab could benefit from third COVID-19 booster vaccine

Immunocompromised patients using rituximab could benefit from third COVID-19 booster vaccine

Early combination treatment achieves clinically inactive disease in children with polyarticular JIA

Early combination treatment achieves clinically inactive disease in children with polyarticular JIA

Virtual exercise program can be safe for people with osteoarthritis, research finds

Virtual exercise program can be safe for people with osteoarthritis, research finds