Rheumatism has been described as the disease that kills the fewest but cripples the most. In Great Britain chronic rheumatic diseases cause more women to seek medical help than any other condition.
What is known about the chronic rheumatic diseases? Are they peculiar to our fritish climate?
Surgeons and engineers are working on artificial joints and artificial lubricants. Doctors and scientists are looking for a cure for rheumatoid arthritis. How successful is their work?
Narrator DUNCAN MCINTYRE Written and produced by EILEEN CAPEL
Contributors Narrator: Duncan McIntyre
Produced By: Eileen Capel