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Baseline medication use is associated with Covid-19 severity in people with rheumatic diseases

Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took...
Baseline medication use is associated with Covid-19 severity in people with rheumatic diseases

Decline in excess risk of dementia and heart failure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took...
Decline in excess risk of dementia and heart failure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Treatment with tumour necrosis factor inhibitors may slow disease progression in patients with axSpA

Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took...
Treatment with tumour necrosis factor inhibitors may slow disease progression in patients with axSpA

Passive smoking and air pollution – links to arthritis development and poor response to therapy

Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took...
Passive smoking and air pollution – links to arthritis development and poor response to therapy

Diabetes screening necessary in patients with GCA and polymyalgia rheumatica

Irish Society for Rheumatology Spring Meeting, Virtual, 13 May 2021 Dr Sarah Mackie, Consultant Rheumatologist and Associate Professor at the...
Diabetes screening necessary in patients with GCA and polymyalgia rheumatica

An overview of bone marrow oedema syndromes – diagnosis to treatment

Irish Society for Rheumatology Spring Meeting, Virtual, 13 May 2021 In his presentation at the ISR Spring Meeting titled ‘Primary...
An overview of bone marrow oedema syndromes – diagnosis to treatment

CPD Module- Optimum Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

2 CPD Hours Authors Dr A J Morrow, Consultant in General Medicine in the Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital...
CPD Module- Optimum Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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
Baseline medication use is associated with Covid-19 severity in people with rheumatic diseases Baseline medication use is associated with Covid-19 severity in people with rheumatic diseases
Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took...
Decline in excess risk of dementia and heart failure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis Decline in excess risk of dementia and heart failure in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took...
Treatment with tumour necrosis factor inhibitors may slow disease progression in patients with axSpA Treatment with tumour necrosis factor inhibitors may slow disease progression in patients with axSpA
Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took...
Passive smoking and air pollution – links to arthritis development and poor response to therapy Passive smoking and air pollution – links to arthritis development and poor response to therapy
Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took...
Diabetes screening necessary in patients with GCA and polymyalgia rheumatica Diabetes screening necessary in patients with GCA and polymyalgia rheumatica
Irish Society for Rheumatology Spring Meeting, Virtual, 13 May 2021 Dr Sarah Mackie, Consultant Rheumatologist and Associate Professor at the...
An overview of bone marrow oedema syndromes – diagnosis to treatment An overview of bone marrow oedema syndromes – diagnosis to treatment
Irish Society for Rheumatology Spring Meeting, Virtual, 13 May 2021 In his presentation at the ISR Spring Meeting titled ‘Primary...
CPD Module- Optimum Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis CPD Module- Optimum Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis
2 CPD Hours Authors Dr A J Morrow, Consultant in General Medicine in the Department of Rheumatology, Cork University Hospital...
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...

Pregnancy outcomes are affected by both maternal and paternal inflammatory disease

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Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took place virtually from 2-5 June Data presented at the 2021 EULAR Congress show women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at increased risks of adverse pregnancy outcomes, especially pre-term birth (PTB) and babies small for gestational…

New data on Covid-19 morbidity and mortality in people with rheumatic diseases

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Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took place virtually from 2-5 June Population-based data from Spain presented at the 2021 EULAR Congress show individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) had an increased risk of Covid-19 diagnosis and hospitalisation compared to the general population.…

EULAR Congress 2021

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Priscilla Lynch provides a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s EULAR Congress, which took place virtually from 2-5 June Older patients not at increased risk of serious infections with new disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs compared to conventional synthetic treatments The results of a new study presented at the 2021 EULAR…

Optimum management of rheumatoid arthritis – a case study

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About 1 per cent of the population have RA, with three million people living with RA in Europe, and about 45,000 people in Ireland Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic inflammatory autoimmune condition with periods of exacerbation and remission, characterised by synovitis and joint destruction mediated by cytokines, chemokines, and metalloproteases.RA can affect any…

Asthma and allergic rhinitis

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Allergic rhinitis is a risk factor for asthma, with 10-to-40 per cent of people who have allergic rhinitis also having asthma symptoms Asthma is a heterogeneous disease, usually characterised by chronic airway inflammation defined by the history of respiratory symptoms such as wheeze, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and cough that vary over time and…

Allergic rhinitis in focus

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One of the most common autoimmune conditions, allergic rhinitis can significantly impact quality-of-life,but a range of effective treatments are available Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an inflammatory disorder of the nasal mucosa induced by immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated reactions to inhaled allergens. It is one of the most common chronic conditions globally causing a major health burden…

The Gander – 14 November 2019

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