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Arthritis news

The latest news on exceptional science and other developments to help people push back the ways arthritis limits their lives.

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Osteoarthritis 'could be re-categorised as two distinct groups of disease'

17 January 2018

Osteoarthritis could be thought of as two separate and distinct diseases, according to a new Arthritis Research UK-funded study.

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Screening for osteoporosis 'can be effective in preventing hip fractures'

11 January 2018

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has indicated that community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women.

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Overweight rheumatoid arthritis patients 'less likely to achieve remission'

21 December 2017

People who are overweight are less likely to achieve remission for early rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has shown.

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Decompression surgery 'may not benefit people with shoulder pain'

21 November 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has called into question the value of decompression surgery for people experiencing shoulder pain.

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Vitamin D 'may help prevent development of rheumatoid arthritis'

21 November 2017

Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent the onset of rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has shown.

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Osteoarthritis patients 'negatively affected by a fear of movement'

15 November 2017

A fear of movement among people with knee osteoarthritis may be impacting their quality of life, new research has shown.

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Former cricketers 'more likely to experience osteoarthritis and joint surgery'

07 November 2017

Elite-level cricket players are more likely to experience osteoarthritis and require hip or knee replacements, according to a new Arthritis Research UK-funded study.

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New survey highlights impact of rheumatoid arthritis in the workplace

26 October 2017

A new patient survey has highlighted the considerable impact that rheumatoid arthritis can have on people's working lives.

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Obesity 'driving rising arthritis risk in recent generations'

25 October 2017

A population-based study from Canada has showed that arthritis has become more prevalent in recent generations, with rising obesity playing a notable role.

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New hydrogel developed to combat rheumatoid arthritis

25 October 2017

A new hydrogel has been developed that can help combat rheumatoid arthritis by absorbing extra fluids in swelling joints and releasing drugs.

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