World Kidney Day

Living well with kidney disease On 11 March is Word Kidney Day, and BEYOND will be joining the global awareness campaign. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be a debilitating and life-threatening condition. However, if CKD is detected early and managed appropriately, the progressive deterioration in kidney function can be slowed or even stopped. Understanding the […]

HAE and Covid-19

In our second blog post on the topic of hereditary angioedema (HAE), we wanted to highlight a review article by Xu et al., (link to open-access article), which explored the possibility of an interaction between HAE and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), based on the pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying these two clinical conditions.

World AIDS Day

Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the virus responsible for the ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic – has led to considerable morbidity and mortality worldwide.


Today is World COPD Day 2020, which provides an ideal opportunity to find out more about some of the key issues facing patients with COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, in the current global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. COPD comprises a group of progressive lung conditions, including emphysema (damage to air sacs) and chronic bronchitis […]

Virtual meetings: the new reality?

The COVID-19 pandemic has ensured that virtual meetings are now becoming the new reality. We asked Paul Bauweraerts of Beyond Communication to share some key considerations and top tips to help make your foray into the virtual world a success.