This commonly prescribed steroid might be lifesaving for critically ill coronavirus patients.
Jealousy is one of the seven deadly sins, but it feels justified in these, ahem, unprecedented times.
CreakyJoints Australia would like to support our parent organisation, the Global Healthy Living Foundation (GHLF), and our sister organisation, CreakyJoints, (both based in the US) in calling out racism in all its forms — especially in relation to healthcare.
This advice from clinical psychologist Laurie Ferguson, PhD, can help you be more resilient even when life feels harder than it ever has.
Rheumatologists around the world are gathering data about how best to treat people with rheumatic disease during COVID-19. Here’s how you can help today.
If you are living with rheumatoid or other inflammatory arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and other autoimmune diseases, please take a moment to read this important information from the Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA) regarding COVID-19.
There are still going to be newly diagnosed people in desperate need of information about their condition. There are still going to be people who need regular contact with others who understand the complexities of their conditions and medications without judgement. Your group will still be needed; you might just need to change how it runs for a while.
Do you regularly attend face-to-face health appointments such as medication reviews, physiotherapy and blood tests? Should you still go during the lockdown?
Please. Think of me. Think of my son.
Simply put, there are not enough testing kits to screen all 24.5 million or so Australians, so there does need to be a limit on who can be tested and when.