Thursday 25th February 2021

The Link Between Metabolism and Fibrosis in People With Scleroderma

A new study from the UK has identified a possible connection between metabolism and fibrosis in people with scleroderma, with the potential to open up new treatment avenues in the future.

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Wednesday 10th February 2021

New SRUK research reveals millions of UK adults are 'woefully unaware' of Raynaud's

Our new research reveals that nearly half of UK adults don’t know any of the signs of Raynaud’s disease despite it being as common as hay fever and affecting one-in-six people.

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Thursday 21st January 2021

Contemplating Comedy - a new book by Jonathan Levitt

A member of our community has published a book! Jonathan Levitt is the author of Contemplating Comedy, which is available now. Written mainly during the first lockdown, this book is packed with humour combined with the author’s own insights, experiences and ideas, all accompanied by a collection of original cartoon illustrations

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Monday 18th January 2021

Scleroderma and progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease

Would you like to have your say on whether a treatment is made available for progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease (PF-ILD)?

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Wednesday 18th November 2020

Brand new days

A little change really can make a big difference. How we spend our days actually has a massive impact upon our health and wellbeing, and by making a few simple adjustments to your daily routine, you can improve your quality of life. So what would you like to change? We have everything you need.

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Wednesday 21st October 2020

Warp speed to a COVID-19 vaccine? The race is on!

In the fight against coronavirus, an effective vaccination could be the game-changer that the world is waiting for. It typically takes several years to develop a new vaccine, so how close are we to finding a real vaccination for coronavirus, and how might this work to protect us?

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Friday 9th October 2020

Have you given your risk of flu a second thought?

Many people are entitled to a free flu jab this year, and you may have received a letter about this. But why is this important and what are the benefits? And is there anyone who should not have the flu vaccine? We have all the answers you need.

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Friday 2nd October 2020

Joint statement on rise in COVID-19 cases in the UK

Together with our partner organisations of RAIRDA (The Rare Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Alliance), we have released a joint statement in response to the recent rise in coronavirus cases. This is regarding the effect of the pandemic on the ongoing, continuing care of people with rare, autoimmune conditions, including scleroderma; as well as the issue of shielding.

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Tuesday 29th September 2020

SRUK’s co-funded project with World Scleroderma Foundation seeking to improve the Combined Response Index in SSc Score.

An important part of participating in a project such as this is ensuring that you understand how the collected data will be used and why community input is so valuable and fundamentally vital.

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Thursday 24th September 2020

Exploring Acupuncture

Acupuncture is an alternative treatment that comes from ancient, Chinese medicine. An acupuncturist inserts fine needles upon specific points of the body, with the aim of stimulating and balancing the flow of energy. There is some evidence that acupuncture could help to alleviate the symptoms of both Raynaud’s and scleroderma.

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