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News from Arthritis Research UK

Our response to the Autumn Statement

Catherine meeting her local MP

Our response to the Autumn Statement 2016 on the Employment and Support Allowance cut, and investment in research and development.

Matthew Barrett displaying Handy Fasteners

Search launched for product design ideas which push back the limits of arthritis

Do you have a design idea that could help people with arthritis? We're partnering with the Design Council to find practical solutions to the challenges of living with arthritis.

A strand of DNA

Scientists discover a link between DNA marks and chronic widespread muscle pain

Scientists at King’s College London, funded by Arthritis Research UK, have found a link between changes in marks on the outside of DNA (epigenetics) and chronic widespread muscle pain, one of the main symptoms of fibromyalgia.

Signposts for Whitehall in front of Big Ben

Government must do more to support people with arthritis to work

The Government has launched a new consultation looking at the employment, health and welfare support available for people with disabilities and long-term conditions such as arthritis.

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