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.

Baricitinib shows encouraging phase III results in RA

SAN FRANCISCO – Baricitinib, an investigational oral investigational JAK 1/2 inhibitor, was significantly superior to adalimumab and to placebo in the treatment of patients with active rheumatoid...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
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ACR: Mycophenolate reduces need for GAVE endoscopy

SAN FRANCISCO – Mycophenolate significantly reduces the need for endoscopic interventions for gastric antral vascular ectasia in patients with systemic sclerosis, according to investigators...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
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