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Musculoskeletal disorders: what are the different types?

Musculoskeletal disorders can affect the muscles, tendons, ligaments and other connective tissue required to support the body and help it to move. There are many conditions, such as gout, carpal tunnel syndrome or even a ligament sprain, that can lead to pain and inflammation of the musculoskeletal system and here one of our top rheumatologists Dr Syed Asad Hussain explains more.

Felty’s syndrome: diagnosis, treatment and lifestyle changes

Although Felty's syndrome is rare, it can be severe. This rare disease affects the body's ability to fight infection. Fighting the cause of Felty's syndrome is difficult because the exact cause remains unknown, however, there are a range of lifestyle changes and treatment options that can improve symptoms. In this article, leading rheumatologist, Dr Gerald Coakley explains some of the options in more detail.

New bone-building drugs for osteoporosis

Initially, the only drugs available to treat osteoporosis were those that prevented further loss of bone density. But now, new drugs exist that offer the potential to regain some of the loss. Professor David Reid is a leading international expert in the assessment and treatment of osteoporosis and here, he explains what you should know about these drugs, a new one of which becomes available in March 2020. They offer the opportunity to build bone and regain some bone strength.

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