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AGM 2023 to be held online
The 2023 FY Annual General Meeting for Arthritis NZ - Mateponapona Aotearoa will be held online on Wednesday 29 November.
Methotrexate and Folic Acid
Why am I prescribed folic acid with methotrexate? Rheumatologist Dr Andrew Harrison answers FAQs about methotrexate and folic acid.
Osteoarthritis support for people in Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough
Arthritis New Zealand was invited to speak as part of an informative series of community health lectures hosted by the University of Otago and funded through the Care Foundation.
Illuminating the dark corners of arthritis challenges
These volunteers are driven by the heartfelt desire to alleviate the pain and suffering caused by arthritis.
Interstitial lung disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and vaping
Interstitial Lung Diseases can be caused by long-term exposure to hazardous materials, or by an autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Interview with rheumatology nurse Jane Brough
An interview with Jane Brough – Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rheumatology, Te Whatu Ora, Taranaki Base Hospital.
Promoting Arthritis Assist in Taranaki: Empowering those with arthritis
Arthritis NZ initiated a pilot programme to promote Arthritis Assist services in regions with limited arthritis care resources. The first region to benefit from this programme is the beautiful Taranaki.
Smoking and Rheumatoid Arthritis: a review of Studies
Smoking tobacco has impacts on Rheumatoid Arthritis at all stages of the disease process and its treatment.
Tips for spending less money on food
by Tracey Kellett, Registered Nutritionist As the cost of living continues to increase in New Zealand, we put ...
Research Update: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) in New Zealand
Dr Lao was pleased to report that the research for her Lupus Postdoctoral Fellowship has been progressing very well, and she has covered a lot of important ground over the past nine months.
What is enthesitis?
An enthesis is a site where the tendons, which anchor muscles to bone, and ligaments, which join bones together, connect with bone via a specialised fibrous tissue. Enthesitis is a medical condition in which the enthesis becomes inflamed, resulting in swelling, pain, and stiffness in the nearby joint and muscle.
Even through the hard stuff, they can be amazing – Families Camp 2023
Families Camp provided a unique opportunity for children and their families to connect with others who understand the challenges of living with arthritis.
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