Welcome to our winter edition of Arthritis Today. Over the last few weeks our Share Your Everyday campaign has inspired hundreds of people to share their stories about the reality of living with arthritis. By providing a platform for talking openly about the everyday impact of arthritis, we hope to share tips and advice on living with arthritis.
Read on to hear how the experiences you shared with us during our 2015 campaign are now shaping our plans and ensuring we fund the research which could have the biggest impact on your everyday life. We’ve also got news about the latest research and exciting new campaigns and partnerships, as well as practical advice and hints and tips.
We hope you enjoy this edition of Arthritis Today. And don’t forget to share your tips and advice on living with arthritis.
The Arthritis Today editorial team
We asked our Chief Executive Officer Dr Liam O’Toole to share how little changes to our approach will help everybody live fuller lives with arthritis today and without it tomorrow.
Uncovering new ideas and investing in breakthrough treatments is at the heart of what we do. But we don't just rely on our researchers to come up with groundbreaking ideas - you play a part too.
Find out more about our Work matters to me campaign so people with arthritis who want to work are given the opportunity to find and remain in work.
Could the weather affect your pain levels? Early findings from the Cloudy with a Chance of Pain study suggest so.
Nora was struggling to cope with the pain of osteoarthritis. But making small changes like incorporating exercise into her day and pacing herself have helped her to feel in control.
Scientists at The University of Nottingham are investigating if the compound cordycepin, found in parasitic fungi living on caterpillars, could be used as a painkiller for osteoarthritis.
Got an idea that could help people with arthritis? We’ve teamed up with the Design Council to fund aspiring inventors.
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