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The MD Magazine Rheumatology specialty page provides clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Novel Knee Osteoarthritis Treatment for Obese Patients
A new gait training device has been shown to significantly improve clinical symptoms in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA).
Results from a recent study showed that elevated levels of inflammatory markers were strongly associated with delirium in post-surgical patients.
Researchers have identified a novel chemical compound that can reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, according to researchers from Montana State University.
Although many patients with arthritis have a difficult time engaging in high-intensity exercises, that may be the very thing they need to reduce their risk for cardiovascular complications associated with the disease.
Study shows that adalimumab led to sustained clinical and functional responses in nearly one-third of treatment-refractory patients who completed 10 years of treatment. Patients with shorter disease duration achieved better outcomes, highlighting the need for early treatment.
Patients with chronic back and leg pain may be able to forgo the use of prescription painkillers thanks to a new treatment that has been shown to provide long-lasting analgesia.
A recent review looked at the immunopathogenesis of psoriasis, identified key mediators of psoriatic plaques that are being targeted by new and emerging biologic therapies, and highlighted the latest efficacy and safety data from trials of these new agents.

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