Monday 28 February 2011

Sjogrens Syndrome Latest Research on PubMed

Click PubMed Sjogrens Syndrome Search for the latest latest medical research papers on Sjogrens Syndrome.  You can then set up an RSS link so that you are kept abreast of new papers as they are added to the National Institutes of Health PubMed database.

Wednesday 16 February 2011

British Sjogren's Syndrome Association Medical Meeting

Heads up everyone.  The next Medical Meeting of the British Sjogren's Syndrome Association will be held in Birmingham on November 5th 2011.  Click here for more details.

Monday 14 February 2011

Rheumatology Research Fatigue in Sjogrens Syndrome

Another useful link to the Too Dry, Too Tired paper on Primary Sjogrens Syndrome.

Chronic fatigue is one of the most prevalent and debilitating symptoms in primary SS (pSS). Approximately 70% of pSS patients suffer from disabling fatigue, which is associated with reduced health-related quality of life. In this article, we review the instruments used for evaluating pSS-related fatigue, our current understanding of the underlying psychosocial and physiological mechanisms of fatigue in pSS and the therapeutic strategies that have been studied in the management of fatigue in pSS.

Friday 11 February 2011

Sjogrens Syndrome Research Registry - Three New Centres

We can welcome three new centres to the Sjogrens Syndrome Research Registry - Bath, Ipswich and Liverpool - began recruiting this month!

Tuesday 1 February 2011

Sjogrens Syndrome Fatigue Research Study

The latest paper to emerge from the UKPSSR Research Studies is on preliminary data on "Potentially Treatable Symptoms in Primary Sjogren's Syndrome-Associated Fatigue."  The finding will be presented as a poster on 13 April 2011 at this year's British Society for Rheumatology Annual Meeting in Brighton.  Watch this space!