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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.
A quarter of arthritis cases in the U.S. are attributable to excess weight, shows study

A quarter of arthritis cases in the U.S. are attributable to excess weight, shows study

Study examines glucocorticoid tapering in rheumatoid arthritis

Study examines glucocorticoid tapering in rheumatoid arthritis

Lab profiles differentiate MIS-C from severe COVID-19 in children

Lab profiles differentiate MIS-C from severe COVID-19 in children

Study: Female patients with ankylosing spondylitis can still have children

Study: Female patients with ankylosing spondylitis can still have children

Neo-self antibody could be a major cause of recurrent pregnancy loss

Neo-self antibody could be a major cause of recurrent pregnancy loss

Altimmune announces positive preclinical results of intranasal COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Altimmune announces positive preclinical results of intranasal COVID-19 vaccine candidate

New opioid medication may slow the progression of osteoarthritis

New opioid medication may slow the progression of osteoarthritis

National Psoriasis Foundation announces $3.28 million in research grants and fellowships

National Psoriasis Foundation announces $3.28 million in research grants and fellowships

Alternative antibiotics for unverified penicillin allergies likely unnecessary

Alternative antibiotics for unverified penicillin allergies likely unnecessary

ACR releases position statement supporting the role of telemedicine in rheumatology

ACR releases position statement supporting the role of telemedicine in rheumatology

Biological therapy may decrease the risk of severe COVID-19

Biological therapy may decrease the risk of severe COVID-19

The underlying cause of ethnic differences in COVID-19 remains unexplained

The underlying cause of ethnic differences in COVID-19 remains unexplained

Researchers caution use of chloroquine therapy for patients at higher risk of heart rhythm abnormalities

Researchers caution use of chloroquine therapy for patients at higher risk of heart rhythm abnormalities

DFG establishes interdisciplinary commission to strengthen pandemic research

DFG establishes interdisciplinary commission to strengthen pandemic research

Immune modulation can cure severe and often fatal fungal infection in children

Immune modulation can cure severe and often fatal fungal infection in children

Deployment of health care professionals can improve inflammatory-rheumatic disorders

Deployment of health care professionals can improve inflammatory-rheumatic disorders

People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis with increased disease activity have high thrombosis risk

People suffering from rheumatoid arthritis with increased disease activity have high thrombosis risk

Study highlights increased consumption of opioids in patients with osteoarthritis

Study highlights increased consumption of opioids in patients with osteoarthritis

Trial results show efficacy of netakimab for treating moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis

Trial results show efficacy of netakimab for treating moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis

Rigidity of tissues drives immune system activity, UCLA study finds

Rigidity of tissues drives immune system activity, UCLA study finds