CreakyJoints, an online arthritis support community, and UAB are working to gather information directly from patients through smartphones and tablets to find better ways to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.
A prestigious textbook on vasculitis, a disorder of the blood vessels, was edited by three members of the UAB faculty.
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UAB researchers are launching a study to look at the links between sleep and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk for shingles, but new research at UAB indicates that biologics – the newest RA medications – don’t worsen that risk.

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The professorship will be named for William J. Koopman, M.D.

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A UAB rheumatologist helps craft a list of the top five tests and treatments that need to be questioned and discussed between physician and patient.

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New round of travel awards designed to drive new research collaborations and increase researchers’ sense of mission.

A new center and virtual clinic will help translate best practices into widely usable strategies to predict, treat or prevent gout.

UAB researchers looking at differences in pain for people with knee osteoarthritis.

Herpes zoster vaccine may get another look in patients being treated for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

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UAB researchers say a new blood test looking at 12 biomarkers for RA should help physicians better manage the disease.

Worm infection holds clues for future asthma, lupus treatments.

Steroids increase risk of bacterial infection in kids with juvenile arthritis over methotrexate or TNF inhibitors.

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UAB leads national update of RA treatment guidelines.

Children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis are at an increased risk for cancer, but a drug suspected of contributing to that risk may not be the culprit.

Randall will hold an endowed professorship in rheumatology.

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UAB research reveals infection risk for biologics is comparable to traditional therapies and may be better than long-term steroid use.

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Lund will be chair of the Department of Microbiology, Randall the first Claude Bennett Professor in Rheumatology and Immunology.

A UAB project aims to improve outcomes in fracture treatment for older women at risk for osteoporosis.

Funding for the UAB Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics has been renewed for an additional five years.

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