Nature Reviews Rheumatology is a peer-reviewed journal for rheumatologists and affiliated healthcare professionals. The journal delivers timely interpretations of key scientific developments in rheumatology and related areas of study. Nature Reviews Rheumatology is published monthly in print and online and includes news, commissioned commentary and opinion pieces, and comprehensive reviews. Articles are subject to rigorous peerreview and/or review by in-house editors. Topics covered include prevention, diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the joints, muscle, bones, blood vessels and connective tissues, including systemic autoimmune diseases, inflammatory and degenerative joint diseases, regional musculoskeletal disorders, osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases, pain management, imaging, immunology, genetics, clinical trials, epidemiology and clinical outcomes.