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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 study shows how a kidney biopsy can be used to tailor treatment for lupus patients

New study shows how a kidney biopsy can be used to tailor treatment for lupus patients

HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

Adverse childhood experiences may contribute to poor health in adults with lupus

Adverse childhood experiences may contribute to poor health in adults with lupus

Finding potential treatments for autoimmune diseases

Finding potential treatments for autoimmune diseases

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

ACR and Arthritis Foundation release two guidelines on juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Researchers examine the barriers to vaccination in immunocompromised children

Researchers examine the barriers to vaccination in immunocompromised children

UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body

UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body

Researchers discover why women get autoimmune diseases far more often than men

Researchers discover why women get autoimmune diseases far more often than men

Rheumatoid arthritis patients likely to experience cardiovascular benefits from statins

Rheumatoid arthritis patients likely to experience cardiovascular benefits from statins

ACR praises Representatives Ruiz and Wenstrup for introducing bipartisan step therapy legislation

ACR praises Representatives Ruiz and Wenstrup for introducing bipartisan step therapy legislation

Biomolecular researcher provides comprehensive profile of B cells in rheumatoid arthritis

Biomolecular researcher provides comprehensive profile of B cells in rheumatoid arthritis

ACR releases new drug pricing and step therapy position statements

ACR releases new drug pricing and step therapy position statements

FDA approves treatment for adults with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

FDA approves treatment for adults with non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis have similar impacts on patients

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis have similar impacts on patients

A novel approach for treating inflammatory arthritis

A novel approach for treating inflammatory arthritis

Surgery to remove degenerated discs in the neck can be performed safely in outpatient setting

Surgery to remove degenerated discs in the neck can be performed safely in outpatient setting

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries