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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 shows ADA2 is a sensitive, specific biomarker for macrophage activation syndrome

Study shows ADA2 is a sensitive, specific biomarker for macrophage activation syndrome

Study provides first data on infectious risk in children exposed to non-TNFi biologics and tofacitinib

Study provides first data on infectious risk in children exposed to non-TNFi biologics and tofacitinib

Biologics can be used effectively for both elderly-onset and young-onset RA patients

Biologics can be used effectively for both elderly-onset and young-onset RA patients

Additional medications needed to control the symptoms of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Additional medications needed to control the symptoms of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Atmospheric and environmental changes linked to organ-specific lupus flares

Atmospheric and environmental changes linked to organ-specific lupus flares

Children with Down syndrome at greater risk of an associated form of arthritis

Children with Down syndrome at greater risk of an associated form of arthritis

Study reveals safety, efficacy of live zoster vaccine for people taking TNF inhibitors

Study reveals safety, efficacy of live zoster vaccine for people taking TNF inhibitors

Research discovers link between biomarker for RA and industrial air pollutants

Research discovers link between biomarker for RA and industrial air pollutants

Vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids are not effective at reducing systemic inflammation

Vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids are not effective at reducing systemic inflammation

Study characterizes MRI patterns of acute surfing-related injuries

Study characterizes MRI patterns of acute surfing-related injuries

Reports on surfing-related injuries do not reflect the trend in popularity, shows study

Reports on surfing-related injuries do not reflect the trend in popularity, shows study

Study: Unusually frequent hospital visit can help spot people at risk of myeloma

Study: Unusually frequent hospital visit can help spot people at risk of myeloma

Robotic-assisted surgery can improve longevity of knee replacement

Robotic-assisted surgery can improve longevity of knee replacement

New study finds racial/ethnic variation in discharge destination after knee replacement surgery

New study finds racial/ethnic variation in discharge destination after knee replacement surgery

Poverty, race have no impact on total knee replacement revision or failure

Poverty, race have no impact on total knee replacement revision or failure

Early detection, treatment may reduce risk of death from systemic JIA-associated lung disease

Early detection, treatment may reduce risk of death from systemic JIA-associated lung disease

New study could lead to personalized treatment for debilitating autoimmune condition

New study could lead to personalized treatment for debilitating autoimmune condition

Scientists pinpoint epigenetic differences in the way lupus affects black women

Scientists pinpoint epigenetic differences in the way lupus affects black women

BU researcher receives NIH grant for clinical research in rheumatology

BU researcher receives NIH grant for clinical research in rheumatology

New experimental growth factor drug appears to prevent worsening of osteoarthritis

New experimental growth factor drug appears to prevent worsening of osteoarthritis