Rheumatology :Is a non-surgical subspecialty that is devoted to diagnosis and therapy
of rheumatic diseases. It focuses on common and complex problems that may affect
the entire body, and frequently involves the musculoskeletal system. Diseases include
rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia and spondylitis.
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The field of osteoimmunology has emerged to further examine the interactions between
the immune system, joints and bones. Epidemiological studies and medication trials
are also being conducted. Scientific research on biologics and clinical trials on
monoclonal antibody therapies have added a new dimension to the medical treatment
of arthritic disorders.