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Charity alliance launches fund to make publicly-funded research open access

Arthritis Research UK researcher

An alliance of leading UK medical research charities is launching a new fund to help make publicly-funded research freely available as soon as it is published, it has been announced today.

Young man having physiotherapy

Health services at risk of being overwhelmed by 'arthritis epidemic'

The health and social care system in England is likely to be overwhelmed with the rapidly increasing numbers of people with osteoarthritis, according to a new report from Arthritis Research UK.

Kimme Hyrich

Arthritis patients failing to take expensive, effective medication

Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study.

A man having his ankle strapped up

Surgery to repair severe heel fractures is ineffective

Commonly performed surgery to mend severe heel fractures is no more effective than non-surgical treatment, according to the results of an Arthritis Research UK-funded clinical trial.

Personal health budgets - Arthritis Research UK reports

Personal Health Budgets - perspectives from people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions

A new report from Arthritis Research UK calls for the needs of people with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions to be taken into account.

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