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Model of Care for Rheumatology in Ireland launch

RCPI National Clinical Programme for Rheumatology Ms Carol Reynolds, Ms Louise Casey, Ms Margaret McMahon.RCPI National Clinical Programme for Rheumatology...
Model of Care for Rheumatology in Ireland launch

Record-breaking attendance and leading international and national scientific updates

A record 225 delegates attended this year’s 2018 Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Autumn Meeting in Naas on 19-21 September....
Record-breaking attendance and leading international and national scientific updates

Bernard Connor Medal 2018

The ISR established the Bernard Connor Medal to encourage medical student participation in rheumatology during their undergraduate education and to...
Bernard Connor Medal 2018

New national rheumatology model of care presented to ISR

The new HSE National Model of Care for Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disorders document was officially presented to the Irish Society...
New national rheumatology model of care presented to ISR

Irish research to the forefront of ISR Autumn Meeting

Irish research was a key focus of this year’s ISR Autumn meeting, with a significant number of oral basic science...
Irish research to the forefront of ISR Autumn Meeting

The growing role of genetics in healthcare highlighted

Human genes hold the key to unlocking new disease treatments and cures and we now have the technology to unlock...
The growing role of genetics in healthcare highlighted

Management of rheumatic diseases during pregnancy update

The management of pregnant women with rheumatic diseases is evolving, with medication continuance now an increasing practise for some drug...
Management of rheumatic diseases during pregnancy update

Gut linked to both inflammatory bowel disease and axial spondyloarthritis with high cross-risk ratio

There is a clear link between gut inflammation, axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) and the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the...
Gut linked to both inflammatory bowel disease and axial spondyloarthritis with high cross-risk ratio

Irish Society of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2018

Record-breaking attendance and leading international and national scientific updates A record 225 delegates attended this year’s 2018 Irish Society for...
Irish Society of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2018

Irish Society for Rheumatology

President of the Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Dr Sinéad Harney speaks to Catherine Reilly about the Society’s upcoming Spring...
Irish Society for Rheumatology

Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Spring Meeting

Hotel Kilkenny, 23 March 2018 Timing of vaccination vital for rheumatology patients Rheumatologists need to consider what disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs...
Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Spring Meeting

Irish Society for Rheumatology Autumn Meeting 2017

‘Rheum to improve’ the image of rheumatology ‘Rheum to improve’ the image of rheumatology Dr Emily Pender won the Irish...
Irish Society for Rheumatology Autumn Meeting 2017

Irish Society for Rheumatology

Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) President Dr Sandy Fraser spoke to David Lynch about innovations and challenges in rheumatology in...
Irish Society for Rheumatology

Irish Society of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2018

the Medical Independent supplement
Irish Society of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2018

Risk stratification key to reducing prostate cancer mortality

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Risk stratification key to reducing prostate cancer mortality

Alleged anticoagulation failure

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Alleged anticoagulation failure

Assessing the evidence on cryotherapy

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Model of Care for Rheumatology in Ireland launch Model of Care for Rheumatology in Ireland launch
RCPI National Clinical Programme for Rheumatology Ms Carol Reynolds, Ms Louise Casey, Ms Margaret McMahon.RCPI National Clinical Programme for Rheumatology...
Record-breaking attendance and leading international and national scientific updates Record-breaking attendance and leading international and national scientific updates
A record 225 delegates attended this year’s 2018 Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Autumn Meeting in Naas on 19-21 September....
Bernard Connor Medal 2018 Bernard Connor Medal 2018
The ISR established the Bernard Connor Medal to encourage medical student participation in rheumatology during their undergraduate education and to...
New national rheumatology model of care presented to ISR New national rheumatology model of care presented to ISR
The new HSE National Model of Care for Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disorders document was officially presented to the Irish Society...
Irish research to the forefront of ISR Autumn Meeting Irish research to the forefront of ISR Autumn Meeting
Irish research was a key focus of this year’s ISR Autumn meeting, with a significant number of oral basic science...
The growing role of genetics in healthcare highlighted The growing role of genetics in healthcare highlighted
Human genes hold the key to unlocking new disease treatments and cures and we now have the technology to unlock...
Management of rheumatic diseases during pregnancy update Management of rheumatic diseases during pregnancy update
The management of pregnant women with rheumatic diseases is evolving, with medication continuance now an increasing practise for some drug...
Gut linked to both inflammatory bowel disease and axial spondyloarthritis with high cross-risk ratio Gut linked to both inflammatory bowel disease and axial spondyloarthritis with high cross-risk ratio
There is a clear link between gut inflammation, axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) and the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the...
Irish Society of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2018 Irish Society of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2018
Record-breaking attendance and leading international and national scientific updates A record 225 delegates attended this year’s 2018 Irish Society for...
Irish Society for Rheumatology Irish Society for Rheumatology
President of the Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Dr Sinéad Harney speaks to Catherine Reilly about the Society’s upcoming Spring...
Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Spring Meeting Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) Spring Meeting
Hotel Kilkenny, 23 March 2018 Timing of vaccination vital for rheumatology patients Rheumatologists need to consider what disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs...
Irish Society for Rheumatology Autumn Meeting 2017 Irish Society for Rheumatology Autumn Meeting 2017
‘Rheum to improve’ the image of rheumatology ‘Rheum to improve’ the image of rheumatology Dr Emily Pender won the Irish...
Irish Society for Rheumatology Irish Society for Rheumatology
Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) President Dr Sandy Fraser spoke to David Lynch about innovations and challenges in rheumatology in...
Irish Society of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2018 Irish Society of Rheumatology Annual Meeting 2018
the Medical Independent supplement
Risk stratification key to reducing prostate cancer mortality Risk stratification key to reducing prostate cancer mortality
Some subhead here Barriter-at
Alleged anticoagulation failure Alleged anticoagulation failure
Some subhead here Barriter-at
Assessing the evidence on cryotherapy
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Results of study suggest siblings of patients with rheumatoid arthritis are at increased risk of acute coronary syndrome

The results of a study presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate an increased risk of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in siblings of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggesting shared susceptibility between the two diseases. Recent studies have demonstrated that severity of RA is associated with the risk of ACS, suggesting…

Gout in the elderly linked to higher risk of dementia

The results of a US study presented at EULAR 2018 suggest that gout is associated with a 17-to-20 per cent higher risk of dementia in the elderly. The study included 1.23 million Medicare beneficiaries, of which 65,325 had incident dementia. In an analysis, which was adjusted for various potential confounding variables, including demographics, comorbidities and…

Combining NSAIDs and TNF inhibitors may reduce radiographic progression in ankylosing spondylitis

The results of a cohort study presented at EULAR 2018 showed that, in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) taking TNF inhibitors, the addition of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) was associated with significantly less radiographic progression in a dose-related manner at four years. When looking at specific NSAIDs, celecoxib in combination with TNF inhibitor use was…

Positive clinical advances in systemic lupus erythematosus

The results of two studies presented at EULAR 2018 demonstrate exciting advances for individuals suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The first is a phase 2 clinical study of a promising oral treatment, baricitinib. The second demonstrates the effective use of the shingles vaccine in SLE patients who are particularly prone to this infection. “Novel…

Early, intensive treatment of RA provides long-term benefits and may normalise mortality rates — long-term follow-up study

The results of a 23-year, follow-up study presented at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress 2018 suggest early, intensive treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has long-term benefits including the normalisation of mortality to levels consistent with the general population. “We know that the adverse effects of rheumatoid arthritis on the body only become…

NSAIDs shown to have causal role in cardiovascular risk of patients with osteoarthritis

The results of a study presented at EULAR 2018 suggest that over two-thirds of the increased cardiovascular risk associated with osteoarthritis is linked to the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), a mainstay of treatment for this condition. Recent research suggests that osteoarthritis is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and several mechanisms…