Rheumatology

Rheumatology (Greek ρεύμα, rheuma, river) is a sub-specialty in internal medicine and pediatrics, devoted to diagnosis and therapyof rheumatic diseases. Clinicians who specialize in rheumatology are called rheumatologists. Rheumatologists deal mainly with clinical problems involving joints, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitis, and heritable connective tissue disorders.

Gut-joint connection promising in psoriatic arthritis

SNOWMASS, COLO. – Mounting circumstantial evidence points to perturbation of bacterial communities in the gut and skin as important environmental triggers for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. A...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
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Colchicine: Old drug with a new trick

SNOWMASS, COLO. – Colchicine, a venerable drug Hippocrates proposed as a gout remedy some 2,400 years ago, shows fresh potential as a novel treatment for osteoarthritis. "I’m going out on a...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item

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