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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.
Breakthrough in lupus research

Breakthrough in lupus research

Do medical specialties reflect the current clinical needs of patients?

Do medical specialties reflect the current clinical needs of patients?

Bisphosphonate use in dermatology patients receiving long-term oral corticosteroid therapy

Bisphosphonate use in dermatology patients receiving long-term oral corticosteroid therapy

Evidence supports combination therapy for achieving remission of early rheumatoid arthritis

Evidence supports combination therapy for achieving remission of early rheumatoid arthritis

New insights into pain mechanisms

New insights into pain mechanisms

Mycophenolate mofetil helps treat lupus patients

Mycophenolate mofetil helps treat lupus patients

Valproic acid (Depakote) may help treat lupus

Valproic acid (Depakote) may help treat lupus

Lack of selenium increases risk of knee osteoarthritis

Lack of selenium increases risk of knee osteoarthritis

First nationwide study of pregnancy outcomes in women with rheumatic disease

First nationwide study of pregnancy outcomes in women with rheumatic disease

Trichostatin A may fight lupus and atherosclerosis simultaneously

Trichostatin A may fight lupus and atherosclerosis simultaneously

It's true! study confirms that Glucosamine and Chondroitin relieve arthritis pain

It's true! study confirms that Glucosamine and Chondroitin relieve arthritis pain

Mayo Clinic provides new strategy for designing better treatments for juvenile dermatomyositis

Mayo Clinic provides new strategy for designing better treatments for juvenile dermatomyositis

Cannabis drug provides relief from rheumatoid arthritis

Cannabis drug provides relief from rheumatoid arthritis

First study to use a cannabis-based medicine for treating rheumatoid arthritis

First study to use a cannabis-based medicine for treating rheumatoid arthritis

Mirrors to trick the brain could help people with persistent pain

Mirrors to trick the brain could help people with persistent pain

Depression raises disability risk

Depression raises disability risk

dnaJP1 - novel drug for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

dnaJP1 - novel drug for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Tonsils reveal information that helps understand lupus

Tonsils reveal information that helps understand lupus

Possible new therapy for lymphoma and leukemia patients

Possible new therapy for lymphoma and leukemia patients

Researchers have found a way to keep students awake during class

Researchers have found a way to keep students awake during class