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Early data from Covid-19 rheumatology Alliance shared

A new global alliance aimed at sharing and collecting information on Covid-19 in rheumatology patients has been developed, attendees at...
Early data from Covid-19 rheumatology Alliance shared

Research on Covid-19 and hospitalisation of rheumatic patients wins Young Investigator Award

The ISR Young Investigator Award 2020 was presented to Dr Rachael Flood for her work on Covid-19 infection and hospitalisation...
Research on Covid-19 and hospitalisation of rheumatic patients wins   Young Investigator Award

Healthcare should be viewed as a ‘driver for innovation’ – Prof Ostwald

A novel perspective on the economic impact and societal value of health and medicines innovation is required, according to Chief...
Healthcare should be viewed as a ‘driver for innovation’ – Prof Ostwald

Adults should take vitamin D supplements in Ireland – Prof Kenny

Emerging data on the health benefits of vitamin D support the case for a food fortification strategy to enhance levels...
Adults should take vitamin D supplements in Ireland – Prof Kenny

Adolescent junior systemic erythematosus discussed

Consultant Rheumatologist at the Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Dr Nicola Ambrose discussed cases of junior systemic lupus erythematosus (JSLE), junior dermatomyositis...
Adolescent junior systemic  erythematosus discussed

Fatigue the key issue for patients with lupus

Fatigue is the most debilitating symptom in systemic lupus erythematosus but the current limited understanding of fatigue mechanisms means there...
Fatigue the key issue for patients with lupus

New insights into joint damage could help reduce need for joint replacements

New insights into the cellular events triggered by joint-associated particulates could mean the development of treatments that promote repair, thus negating...
New insights into joint damage could help reduce need for joint replacements

ISR Bernard Connor Medal winner focuses on rare condition

The winner of the 2019 ISR Bernard Connor Medal was Tereza Florica, a Canadian third-year graduate entry medical student at University...
ISR Bernard Connor Medal winner focuses on rare condition

Arthritis Ireland launch book on living with RA

A new book featuring first-hand, personal accounts of living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), which affects an estimated 45,000 people in...
Arthritis Ireland launch book on living with RA

ISR Autumn Meeting deemed a great success

The 2019 Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Autumn Meeting, which was held in the Killashee Hotel, Naas, from 26-27 September,...
ISR Autumn Meeting deemed a great success
Early data from Covid-19 rheumatology Alliance shared Early data from Covid-19 rheumatology Alliance shared
A new global alliance aimed at sharing and collecting information on Covid-19 in rheumatology patients has been developed, attendees at...
Research on Covid-19 and hospitalisation of rheumatic patients wins   Young Investigator Award Research on Covid-19 and hospitalisation of rheumatic patients wins Young Investigator Award
The ISR Young Investigator Award 2020 was presented to Dr Rachael Flood for her work on Covid-19 infection and hospitalisation...
Healthcare should be viewed as a ‘driver for innovation’ – Prof Ostwald Healthcare should be viewed as a ‘driver for innovation’ – Prof Ostwald
A novel perspective on the economic impact and societal value of health and medicines innovation is required, according to Chief...
Adults should take vitamin D supplements in Ireland – Prof Kenny Adults should take vitamin D supplements in Ireland – Prof Kenny
Emerging data on the health benefits of vitamin D support the case for a food fortification strategy to enhance levels...
Adolescent junior systemic  erythematosus discussed Adolescent junior systemic erythematosus discussed
Consultant Rheumatologist at the Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Dr Nicola Ambrose discussed cases of junior systemic lupus erythematosus (JSLE), junior dermatomyositis...
Fatigue the key issue for patients with lupus Fatigue the key issue for patients with lupus
Fatigue is the most debilitating symptom in systemic lupus erythematosus but the current limited understanding of fatigue mechanisms means there...
New insights into joint damage could help reduce need for joint replacements New insights into joint damage could help reduce need for joint replacements
New insights into the cellular events triggered by joint-associated particulates could mean the development of treatments that promote repair, thus negating...
ISR Bernard Connor Medal winner focuses on rare condition ISR Bernard Connor Medal winner focuses on rare condition
The winner of the 2019 ISR Bernard Connor Medal was Tereza Florica, a Canadian third-year graduate entry medical student at University...
Arthritis Ireland launch book on living with RA Arthritis Ireland launch book on living with RA
A new book featuring first-hand, personal accounts of living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), which affects an estimated 45,000 people in...
ISR Autumn Meeting deemed a great success ISR Autumn Meeting deemed a great success
The 2019 Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Autumn Meeting, which was held in the Killashee Hotel, Naas, from 26-27 September,...

Doctors urged to increase awareness of food products and marketing

Greater understanding of the role played by food marketing and changes in food processes is required in order to help reduce the rise of overweight and obesity in Ireland, a leading professor in marketing has claimed. According to Dr Norah Campbell (Phd), Associate Professor of Marketing at Trinity Business School, intense marketing and lobbying efforts…

Delegates hear about ‘cytokine storm’ and its association with Covid-19

Consultant Rheumatologist at Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Dr John Stack presented clinical cases and targeted therapies in dealing with ‘cytokine storm’. The topic was of particular interest to many, considering its increasingly recognised association with Covid-19. Dr Stack began by explaining the significance of cytokine storm, stating that it is a syndrome of severe,…

Children with Down’s syndrome at greater risk of juvenile arthritis

An oral scientific presentation entitled, “Increased T-cell responses, metabolic activity and invasive capacity of fibroblasts in children with Down’s syndrome associated arthritis (DA) compared to juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)”, was delivered to delegates at the ISR meeting by a Phd student in Trinity College Dublin (TCD, Ms Serena Foo. Ms Foo said that JIA is…

Burden of musculoskeletal diseases in Ireland highlighted at autumn conference

Musculoskeletal (MSK) diseases represent the commonest cause of long-term pain and disability in the EU, attendees at the ISR Autumn Meeting heard. MSK disorders represent the largest illness group in Ireland, affecting up to 40 per cent of adults, according to a presentation by Consultant Rheumatologist and Professor of Rheumatology at the National University of…

CPD Module- Rheumatology: diagnosis and treatment

2 CPD Hours Authors Donna Cosgrove, MPSI Reviewed By Margaret McCahill, Acting Chief Pharmacist, Bons Secours Hospital, Glasnevin, Co Dublin This module focuses on some of the many disorders in rheumatology, their effect on the patient and implications for quality of life. On completion of this module, it is expected that the candidate will have…

Rheumatologists responding to Covid-19

The specialty of rheumatology has established a registry of patients affected by Covid-19 to inform clinical practice, as doctors everywhere rapidly respond to the pandemic. Catherine Reilly reports Rheumatologists around the world have collaborated to establish the Covid-19 Global Rheumatology Registry, which will collect de-identified information on rheumatology patients who contract Covid-19 to inform clinical…

The Gander – 14 November 2019

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