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News from Arthritis Research UK

Kayley’s walk to beat pain

Fundraiser Kayley and mum walking on road

Ten-year-old Kayley has just fought her way across tough Scottish terrain to raise £1,000 for Arthritis Research UK. Find out how you can support her.

A rugby player running with the ball

New study aims to reduce arthritis risk in rugby players

Our researchers at the University of Oxford are working with retired international rugby players to find out more about the long-term consequences of the sport on players’ health.

Professor Sue Kimber

UK scientists move closer to creating cartilage from stem cells

Arthritis Research UK scientists have succeeded in producing cartilage formed from embryonic stem cells that could in future be used to treat the painful joint condition osteoarthritis.

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment report

One in four local authorities 'missing the health needs of people with arthritis'

One in four local authorities in England are failing their local communities by missing the needs of people with musculoskeletal conditions, according to our new report, A Fair Assessment.

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