Research 01. How NRAS supports research From conducting our own research about the impact of RA on people’s lives to assisting third-party researchers, academics and professionals – we support research in a number of ways. Read more 02. Current research Find out about the research projects we are currently supporting. Read more 03. Get involved in research NRAS is committed to improving a broad range of outcomes for the RA community. In achieving these aims we work on a number of separate but entwined strategies covering issues such as policy reform, the develop of self-management resources, providing support and help to people experiencing health, social and psychological issues related to their RA. Take part 04. Research outcomes It is important that the full loop occurs when it comes to research, its not just taking part it is also finding out the results. Within this section you will find research outcomes. Read more 05. For researchers NRAS is open to supporting a wide variety of institutions and commercial organisations with their research via various means of recruitment, focus groups, promotion of research and production of surveys. Read more What's Happening News, 13 May Update on COVID-19 Vaccine All patients with RA are encouraged to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. This includes people taking Disease Modifying Anti Rhematic Drugs such as methotrexate, sulfasalazine, leflunomide and hydroxychloroquine and/or advanced therapies such as biologics, biosimilars and JAK inhibitors. The only potential exception is for those on rituximab for which it is recommended to have a consultation […] News, 21 Sep Covid Choices survey results 1 in 3 people delay medical care in COVID-19 pandemic. Lack of information drives on-going fear of attending appointments. Patients need clear, consistent information about COVID-19 safety measures before going to hospital and GP appointments, according to a public survey led by the Patient Information Forum (PIF). 21/09/2020 More than 800 people responded to the […] Get all the latest news and events straight to your inbox with our regular email. Don't worry, we won't send you spam! Sign up Search for resources Try searching our resource hub to find the articles, videos, tools and publications most helpful for you. I am… Employer Health Professional Someone with RASelect topic… About NRAS COVID-19 Diagnosis and Monitoring Diet and Exercise Family Planning Healthcare professionals Other Conditions RA Stories Research Self-management Symptoms and Causes Treatment Work and BenefitsSelect resource type… Article Publication Video Clear All Article VROOM Interim Results Vaccine Response On Off Methotrexate (VROOM) Study What is methotrexate? Methotrexate is a medicine that helps people with inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. These conditions result from the immune system getting out of control and attacking other parts of the body. Methotrexate works by trying to turn down the overactivity in people’s […] Article NRAS CEO, Clare Jacklin on the Health Without Borders Podcast NRAS CEO, Clare Jacklin on the Health Without Borders Podcast 8th August 2022 For people living with rheumatoid arthritis, knowledge is power, whether it’s here in the United States or around the world. In this episode, learn how a leading health advocate in the UK is serving 450,000 adults living with RA and 12,000 children […] Article Book Your Place At NRAS’ 21st Anniversary Gala Dinner Before Sunday 24th July Your last chance to book tickets to our 21st Anniversary Gala Dinner! Ticket sales close on 24th July, so be quick! Article To sleep or not to sleep – that is the question To sleep or not to sleep – that is the question Blog by Dr. Sue Peacock Imagine it’s dark, it’s nearly 2am, and you still haven’t slept despite going to bed at 11pm. You toss and turn, count sheep, pull the bedcovers up, then throw them off, you look at the clock again and it’s […] Article Spice up your life – Can turmeric help your RA symptoms? Spice up your life – Can turmeric help your RA symptoms? Blog by Victoria Butler Many health benefits have been attributed to turmeric. It has been found to have anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Some studies have even suggested it can help in the treatment of certain types of cancer. So, what is turmeric? Does it […] Load more ↓ Help support others Because of your generous donations NRAS will continue to be there for everyone affected by RA. MonthlySinglePay in Funds £3£8£15Other £18.74£41.44£165.75Other £50£100£500Other Donate now!