Articles

This section contains articles about arthritis and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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  • Over 90% of NHS Staff Say that Rheumatology Services in Scotland are Understaffed

    A recent report from the British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) and the Scottish Society for Rheumatology (SSR) called The State of Play: Scottish Rheumatology has found ...

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  • Degenerative and Inflammatory Arthritis

    Arthritis can largely be divided into 2 main categories and depending which category a specific arthritis falls into, largely determines the type of treatment that is use...

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    Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) and Arthritis

    Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) are drugs that are used to slow the progression of arthritic conditions -especially rheumatoid arthritis.

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    Arthritis Survey Results

    Ahead of the new talkarthritis hub launch, talkhealth conducted a survey on arthritis in order to learn about members' awareness of the nature of the condition, the measu...

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    Gout symptoms and possible treatments

    Gout is a type of arthritis (or joint disease) and is caused by an excess of uric acid.

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    Information about Lupus

    Lupus is an autoimmune disorder meaning that the immune system of a person with lupus, for reasons not well understood, attacks the body’s own healthy cells, tissue, an...

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    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are medications used for a number of purposes, including pain killing, fever reduction, and for anti-inflammatory effects a...

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    Symptoms & Treatments for Pseudogout

    Pseudogout is an arthritic condition, meaning that it is a form of joint disease. Also like gout, joints affected by pseudogout become painful and inflamed as a result of...

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