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UK scientists move closer to creating cartilage from stem cells

Professor Sue Kimber

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.

The Duchess of Cornwall visits the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology

The Duchess of Cornwall meets teenagers with arthritis

Our patron Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall, has visited teenagers with arthritis at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology and the Adolescent Inpatient Unit in London.

Dr Felicity Bishop

Psychological factors play a part in acupuncture in back pain

People with back pain who have low expectations of acupuncture before they start treatment will gain less benefit than people who believe it will work, according to new Arthritis Research UK-funded research.

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Highlights from 2014

2014 was an extremely successful year for Arthritis Research UK. Here are some of our highlights.