Rheumatoid arthritis patients most likely to suffer the severest effects of the condition can be identified early and fast- tracked for treatment, fol(...)

Rosanna Davison: ‘gluten in food should be avoided’.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

In 2003, Rosanna Davison was crowned the world’s most beautiful woman when she won Miss World. By 2012, with dad Chris de Burgh’s blessing, Davison(...)

Ronan Murphy and Kevin Doherty: Gazel

We eat off it, sleep in it, wear it, sit on it and work with it. When we’re sick it is part of the apparatus of making us well again and it’s impos(...)

There are two major types of arthritis: rheumatoid, which usually makes a first appearance between the ages of 25 and 50; and osteo-, or wear-and-t(...)

Children with juvenile arthritis can experience chronic pain and limited mobility. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A dedicated paediatric unit to treat children with arthritis is required to bring Ireland up to international standards, a campaign group has said.In (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly’s officials have been tasked with developing plans for the further roll-out of GP care.

The Government has insisted its plans to introduce free GP care for all are still on track, despite an embarrassing climbdown yesterday over discreti(...)

Longford goalkeeper Damien Sheridan: Damien Sheridan’s Longford team beat Offaly last week to bag a quarter-final place against Wexford in the Leinster senior football championship on June 7th. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Most people think of arthritis as a disease that affects older people but I was only 16 and in fourth year of secondary school when I was diagnosed wi(...)

Veronika Kapsova: ‘A new monthly biological injection treatment has helped me get my life back on track again.’

I am 19 now but I was only two years old when I was diagnosed with one of the rarest and most aggressive forms of arthritis, which I had been (...)

Kevin Doherty, co-founder of Gazel: “Gazel is a premium homeware brand focused on objects that inspire an inviting and thoughtful way of living.”
New Innovator: Gazel

Gazel is a newly launched Irish design company putting a contemporary spin on traditional ideas. Its focus is on items for the home and its fir(...)

Billy Brannigan near his home in Clondalkin, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

I was diagnosed with arthritis in both of my hips in the summer of 2009 at the age of 40. Since then I have had both hips replaced. My doctor said my (...)