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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.
Researchers uncover new marker of arthritis in mice

Researchers uncover new marker of arthritis in mice

Trial shows apple allergen as effective treatment option for birch pollen-related apple allergy

Trial shows apple allergen as effective treatment option for birch pollen-related apple allergy

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

New drug offers hope for osteoarthritis patients suffering from debilitating hand pain

New drug offers hope for osteoarthritis patients suffering from debilitating hand pain

Study shows lupus support line as valuable resource to help patients cope with disease

Study shows lupus support line as valuable resource to help patients cope with disease

Study: Racial and socioeconomic factors play role in hip replacement outcomes

Study: Racial and socioeconomic factors play role in hip replacement outcomes

Biologics do not raise risk of second cancer diagnosis in RA patients

Biologics do not raise risk of second cancer diagnosis in RA patients

Newly developed tool to analyze synovial tissue may lead to better rheumatoid arthritis therapies

Newly developed tool to analyze synovial tissue may lead to better rheumatoid arthritis therapies

Digital health coaching program improves well-being, decreases symptoms for RA patients

Digital health coaching program improves well-being, decreases symptoms for RA patients

New method for acquiring viable cells from cryopreserved tissue could be used as model for RA research

New method for acquiring viable cells from cryopreserved tissue could be used as model for RA research

MRI scans of healthy military recruits reveal sacroiliac joint damage that mimics axial spondyloarthritis

MRI scans of healthy military recruits reveal sacroiliac joint damage that mimics axial spondyloarthritis

Many patients with knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage chronic pain

Many patients with knee, hip and spine osteoarthritis use opioids to manage chronic pain

Drug holiday from bisphosphonates for more than two years linked to higher hip fracture risk in women

Drug holiday from bisphosphonates for more than two years linked to higher hip fracture risk in women

Obesity linked to worse patient-reported outcomes in women with lupus

Obesity linked to worse patient-reported outcomes in women with lupus

Internet-based educational program improves health-related quality of life for teens with JIA

Internet-based educational program improves health-related quality of life for teens with JIA

Opioid and antidepressant use related to increased risk of osteoporotic fractures for RA patients

Opioid and antidepressant use related to increased risk of osteoporotic fractures for RA patients

Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Low-energy ESWT shows promise for managing digital ulcers in patients with systemic sclerosis

Dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may affect outcomes in lupus patients

Dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may affect outcomes in lupus patients

Online consultation via mobile app reduces costs and delays for rheumatic disease patients

Online consultation via mobile app reduces costs and delays for rheumatic disease patients

Excess weight linked to higher degree of synovitis in RA patients

Excess weight linked to higher degree of synovitis in RA patients