With research, possibilities are limitless

Today is Rare Disease Day 2017! Launched by EURORDIS and its Council of National Alliances in 2008, Rare Disease Day has, and continues to collaborate with organisations around the world, through hosting events, creating media coverage, and ultimately raising awareness of rare diseases and the impact of such diseases on the lives of patients and … Continue reading With research, possibilities are limitless

20th EULAR Annual European Conference of PARE

This year’s EULAR* Annual European Conference of PARE will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th February 2017, and is hosted by the Portuguese League against Rheumatism. This conference, attracting more than 100 delegates, should inspire, educate and empower delegates and their national organisations to improve the lives of people living with rheumatic and … Continue reading 20th EULAR Annual European Conference of PARE

Stepping stones

One of my secrets so far in life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks. It's how you decide to work with what you've got. While you cannot determine every circumstance in life, you can determine your choice of attitude. In my recent article, 'Stepping stones', published in issue three of The Researcher, I shared my … Continue reading Stepping stones

Raise your hands for scleroderma and Raynaud’s

Scleroderma and Raynaud's affects millions of people worldwide, yet these individuals often remain undiagnosed or are left to deal with the impact of the conditions alone. Now, Scleroderma and Raynaud's UK (SRUK) are calling on everyone to unite and create a world where there is much greater awareness and understanding of these conditions and their impact. Scleroderma Scleroderma is … Continue reading Raise your hands for scleroderma and Raynaud’s