Welcome to the latest issue of EMJ Rheumatology! We are pleased to share with you a collection of the latest rheumatology insights, peer-reviewed research, and exclusive interviews with experts in the field, alongside our review of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress 2021 with research updates and news from the virtual event.
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Infographic: Osteoarthritis - Redefining the Way We Consider This Chronic Condition
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of long-term musculoskeletal disease, and is increasing in prevalence as societies become older. One of the key factors of living well with a disease that spans decades of a patient’s life is to diagnose the condition earlier, long before the disease limits function significantly, or causes disability.
Tackling Unmet Medical Need: How Slow-Release Intra-articular Corticosteroids Could Play a Role in Improving Quality of Life and Reducing Risk in Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the fastest growing cause of disability worldwide, but, with few proven therapeutic options, it is an underserved condition. With increasingly ageing populations contributing to a rising global prevalence, this unmet need only threatens to worsen in the coming years.
Immune Relevant Behavioural Interventions: Immunological Evidence as an Integral Measure of Behavioural Interventions for Rheumatic Diseases, a Review of Current Research
Behavioural interventions and immunologic indicators of health, disease activity, and immune function are discrete subject areas