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Challenges facing rheumatology

In advance of the Irish Society of Rheumatology’s Autumn Meeting, we speak to President of the SocietyProf Geraldine McCarthy about...
Challenges facing rheumatology

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

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
Challenges facing rheumatology Challenges facing rheumatology
In advance of the Irish Society of Rheumatology’s Autumn Meeting, we speak to President of the SocietyProf Geraldine McCarthy about...
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...
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...

Challenges facing rheumatology

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In advance of the Irish Society of Rheumatology’s Autumn Meeting, we speak to President of the SocietyProf Geraldine McCarthy about holding medical conferences during a pandemic and the challenges facing the specialty The Autumn Meeting of the Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) will once again be held virtually because of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic. There…

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…

A review of studies in the use of tocilizumab in treating Covid-19

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Irish Society for Rheumatology Spring Meeting, Virtual, 13 May 2021 Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Prof A V Ramanan, is currently leading clinical trials of tocilizumab, a biologic usually associated with the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, for the treatment of Covid-19. Prof Ramanan…

The Gander – 14 November 2019

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