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Actress Claire King supports our Be The Difference campaign

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On Thursday 28 April, Coronation Street actress Claire King appeared on ITV's Lorraine to talk about her experience of living with arthritis and our new campaign: Be the Difference.

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New survey highlights severe impact of arthritis pain on daily life – but there is hope.

Three in four people with arthritis and joint pain say pain stops them living life to the full, according to a new survey carried out for Arthritis Research UK with The Daily Telegraph.

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Immune study offers treatment hope for arthritis patients

Scientists at Edinburgh University have discovered how compounds produced by the body’s immune system help to dampen inflammation and prevent damage to healthy tissues.

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Government scraps ‘unfair’ changes to PIP

The Government has been forced to listen to the voice of thousands of disabled people, including over 200,000 people living with the pain of arthritis, and has dropped its planned changes to the assessment of Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

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a patient facing a researcherWe've teamed up with the Daily Telegraph to give you rare access to our panel of experts. This is a unique opportunity to hear them answer your questions about exciting new research, pain management techniques, treatment options and hopes for the future.

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