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1st Annual Clinical Rheumatology Symposium

By |2019-02-16T21:37:24-06:00April 13th, 2016|Categories: Rheumatology|Tags: , , |

The American College of Rheumatology has an annual scientific meeting where the clinical results from the year are presented. The improved patient outcomes from the research need to filter down to practicing rheumatologist in the field.

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Deactivating A Cell Protein May Halt Progress Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

By |2019-02-17T12:40:16-06:00September 18th, 2014|Categories: Rheumatology|Tags: , |

Researchers have shown for the first time that the activation of a single protein on the surface of white blook cells could be the trigger for the arthritis.

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Surgeons Create ‘New’ Knee Cartilage From Stem Cells In Hip

By |2018-07-13T09:37:17-05:00July 28th, 2014|Categories: Rheumatology|Tags: , , |

New knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis Surgeons in Southampton have pioneered a new knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis – and extend sporting careers. The procedure, which is currently being trialed at Southampton General Hospital, involves coating damaged cartilage with stem cells, taken from a patient’s own hip, and surgical glue. Known as [...]

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Gout Isn’t Always Easy to Prove: CT Scans Help Catch Cases Traditional Test Misses

By |2018-07-18T08:51:15-05:00April 1st, 2014|Categories: Rheumatology|Tags: , |

Gout is on the rise among U.S. men and women, and this piercingly painful and most common form of inflammatory arthritis is turning out to be more complicated than had been thought.

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