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Useful Articles

 General Rheumatology Osteoarthritis  Rheumatoid Arthritis

1. 吃太多水果会痛风?(Lianhe Wanbao, 10 December 2017)
2. Championing rheumatological research (Singapore Health Issue, November-December 2017)
3. When the immune system is no longer a friend (Singapore Health Issue, September-October 2015)
4. New Centre at SGH for Autoimmune and Rheumatological Disorders (SingHealth GP Newsletter, Jul/Aug 2013)
5. New one-stop outpatient centre (Life@SGH Campus, Mar/Apr 2013)
6. When the body becomes its own enemy (Singapore Health, Nov/Dec 2012) 

 1. Coping better with pain (Singapore Health Issue, November-December 2016)
2. 免疫系统出问题易造成骨关节炎 (Shin Min Daily News, 20 May 2016) 
3. 扰人膝患 (Lianhe Zaobao, 20 August 2015)
4. Osteoarthritis - The disease burden and management challenges (Medical Grapevine, Mar 2015)
5. Knee pain? Don't stop exercising (The Straits Times, 15 Jan 2015)
6. 10%国人患骨关节炎 (Lianhe Zaobao, 23 Oct 2014)
7. 补钙还是会患关节炎 (Lianhe Zaobao, 28 Sept 2014)

 1. 类风湿性关节炎尽早诊治 免致伤残 (Lianhe Zaobao, 31 January 2017)
2. 风湿性关节炎导致免疫系统失常 (Shin Min Daily News, 16 May 2016)
3. Rheumatoid arthritis: How to live with it (The Straits Times, 19 January 2016)
4. Creaky joints caused by menopause? (The Straits Times, 18 August 2015)
5. The Use of Ultrasound in Rheumatoid Arthritis - Beyond conventional x-rays (Medical Grapevine, Mar 2015)
6. 年轻人小心患上老人病 (Lianhe Zaobao, 18 Dec 2014)
7. 类风湿性关节炎会造成关节变形 (Lianhe Zaobao, 06 Nov 2014)
8. Disabling pain - Rheumatoid Arthritis need not be a disorder of lifelong pain (Singapore Health, Jul/Aug 2011)

 Spondyloarthritis /
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma) Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

1. 强直性脊柱炎 - 如何预防与减痛 (Lianhe Zaobao, 6 August 2017)
2. 强直性脊柱炎男性较易患上 (Shin Min Daily News, 17 May 2016)
3. Chronic disease can hit young women too (The Straits Times, 7 July 2015)
4. Ankylosing Spondylitis - Managing an incurable condition (Medical Grapevine, Mar 2015)
5. 患强直性脊柱炎多是男生 (Lianhe Zaobao, 20 Nov 2014)
6. How back pain can affect your eyes and heart (Health Xchange, 15 Jan 2014)
7. Ankylosing Spondylitis Causes and Symptoms (Health Xchange, Oct 2013)
8. Ankylosing Spondylitis Treatment (Health Xchange, Oct 2013)
9. More ankylosing spondylitis patients switching to biologic treatments (Channel NewsAsia, 7 Oct 2013)
10. Early treatment can rein in crippling disease (The Straits Times, 2 Oct 2013) 

1. Softening a ‘hard skin’ condition (The Straits Times, 28 June 2016)
2. 硬皮病造成免疫系统失常 (Shin Min Daily News, 19 May 2016)
3. Rising Above the Challenges (Medical Grapevine, Mar 2015)
4. Systemic Sclerosis - Current treatment measures (Medical Grapevine, Mar 2015)
5. 硬皮症可蔓延肠肺心肾肺 (Lianhe Zaobao, 30 Oct 2014)
1. 红斑狼疮会传染? (Shin Min Daily, 10 May 2016)
2. Men can get lupus too (The Straits Times, 21 May 2015)
3. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus - A diagnosis not to be missed (Medical Grapevine, Mar 2015)
4. 红斑狼疮可同时攻击多个器官 (Lianhe Zaobao, 13 Nov 2014)
5.  红斑狼疮患者发起筹集科研基金 (Lianhe Zaobao, 13 Nov 2014)
6. Lupus-struck gallerist starts research fund (Tomorrow's Medicine, 10 Nov 2014)
7. Avoid the sun if you have Lupus (Health Xchange, Oct 2013)


 Psoriatic Arthritis Gout Sjogren's Syndrome
 1. 银屑病关节炎03至55岁发病高峰 (Shin Min Daily News, 18 May 2016)  1. Gout causes both feet to swell (The Straits Times, 22 Jan 2015)  1. Sjogren's Syndrome: Watch Out for Dry Eyes and Dry Mouth (Health Xchange, 22 Dec 2014)

Useful Videos

Interview on symptoms, treatment and possible complications of ankylosing spondylitis (Channel NewsAsia, AM Live!, 15 Oct 13)
Rheumatological Diseases: More Than Just Aches and Pains (SingHealth Youtube Channel)
Rheumatological Diseases: Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis) (SingHealth Youtube Channel)
Rheumatological Diseases: Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus) (SingHealth Youtube Channel)
Rheumatological Diseases: Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Joint Disease) (SingHealth Youtube Channel)
Rheumatological Diseases: Rheumatoid Arthritis (SingHealth Youtube Channel)
Rheumatological Diseases: Spondyloarthritis (SingHealth Youtube Channel)
Rheumatological Diseases: Ankylosing Spondylitis and its impact on young adults (SGH RHI Youtube Channel)
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (SingHealth Youtube Channel)

Useful Links

National Arthritis Foundation (Singapore)
The Lupus Association (Singapore)

Last Modified Date :14 Mar 2018