Wednesday 8th November 2017

Research into best practice for capillaroscopy

Research study into the number of fingers which should be examined during a capillaroscopy to identify scleroderma.

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Monday 6th November 2017

Shock wave therapy for skin ulcers

Shock wave therapy is effective at stimulating growth, forming new blood vessels, and healing skin wounds.

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Monday 2nd October 2017

Lynn Steblecki ‘Prizewinner’ book signing

Lynn's Book Signing will be joined by Prof. Denton, Prof. Butler and Simon Callow, award winning actor and director.

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Thursday 24th August 2017

New blood test may diagnose scleroderma

A new blood test has been developed that it is hoped will be used to diagnose scleroderma in the future.

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Tuesday 8th August 2017

Team SRUK breeze through 100 miles at Ride London-Surrey 100

8 Riders started, and 8 riders finished, with Andy Kinch, Jason Welch, and Peter Woodroffe finishing first for Team SRUK in under 6 hours; a truly amazing time as a trio.

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Tuesday 8th August 2017

Non-invasive imaging supports early diagnosis of scleroderma

The use of nailfold video capillaroscopy, a non-invasive imaging technique, can aid in the very early diagnosis of systemic sclerosis according to the results of a large study.

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Tuesday 1st August 2017

Keeping warm for less this winter

Following the announcement that British Gas is to increase its electricity prices by 12.5% from 15th September, we thought it would be a good time to consider how best to keep warm for less this winter. According to the Energy Saving Trust, heating accounts for about 60% of people’s energy bills, so the sooner you get your house winter-ready, the better!

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Tuesday 18th July 2017

Autologous lipotransfer utilises the patient’s own cells to reverse the effects of fibrosis

This pioneering and innovative new treatment option is to treat fibrosis of the face and other tissues in people with scleroderma. The technique is known as autologous lipotransfer and utilises the patient’s own cells to reconstruct facial tissue and reverse the effects of fibrosis and internal scarring.

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Wednesday 12th July 2017

5 symptoms to look out for if you have cold hands or cold fingers

5 symptoms to look out for with your hands to tell if you have Raynaud's

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Tuesday 11th July 2017

The Rare Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Patient Survey

This survey has been developed on behalf of the Rare Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Alliance (RAIRDA), a partnership that was formed in 2016 to improve the quality of life of people living with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases.

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