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People who suffer autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) may have an elevated risk of developing dementia, a new study suggests. Researchers have linked autoimmune disease to an increased risk of going on to suffer dementia. There are more than 80 different types of autoimmune disease, from multiple sclerosis…
We all experience the ups and downs of life sometimes. We might be treated badly by others or miss out on something we think we deserve, like a promotion at work. This can make us feel wronged, but we often get over it – or so you might think. In…
Cardiff University has received a vital funding boost worth £2M to continue its cutting-edge research into arthritis. Arthritis Research UK has awarded the funding for the continuation of the University’s Arthritis Research UK Biomechanics and Bioengineering Centre. The money will primarily support ongoing research into osteoarthritis and chronic back pain.…
A woman claims her arthritis and skin condition have been cured and her cancer reversed after she listened to "musical medicine". Katy Meiklem, from Fife, suffered progressive ill health for seven years, with constant severe pain, restricted mobility and psoriasis which caused rashes all over her body. Her doctor was…
One in four local authorities in England are failing their local communities by ignoring the needs of people with arthritis, a charity has claimed. Arthritis Research UK said 26% of councils in the country failed to properly consider the condition in their assessment of health needs in the community, while…
Tuesday, 11 Sep, 2012

Engage - Angela Donaldson

We feature Angela Donaldson of Arthritis Care Scotland who blogs on the challenges people with arthritis encounter everyday. A bit of a Dilemma - Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Ordinary People I have lived with RA for a long time, 28 years and counting to be precise.  During that time I’ve…