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Arthritis news

Arthritis Research UK is the resource for anyone looking for the latest news in the fight against arthritis. We’re providing answers today and tomorrow toward a future free from arthritis.

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CBT 'can help chronic pain patients get better sleep'

23 September 2016

Cognitive behavioural therapy has been shown to offer benefits for people with chronic pain due to conditions such as arthritis who are suffering from insomnia - a problem that can otherwise make their pain worse.

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New WHO action plan 'will help tackle painful musculoskeletal conditions'

15 September 2016

The launch of a new World Health Organization action plan will help to raise awareness and drive actions to address arthritis and other painful musculoskeletal conditions across Europe.

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Government £40 million investment for arthritis research

15 September 2016

More than £40 million will be rewarded to arthritis-related research projects over the next five years, the government has announced.

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Risk-benefit profile of statin therapy 'may be more positive than expected'

09 September 2016

A new evidence review has indicated that the benefits of statin therapy may have been underestimated, while the risks could have been exaggerated.

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Smartphone research project shows link between weather and chronic pain

08 September 2016

Preliminary findings from a national smartphone research project have offered evidence of a link between weather conditions and levels of chronic pain.

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Older rheumatoid arthritis patients 'must take special care over safety of biologics'

07 September 2016

A new study has indicated that older rheumatoid arthritis patients being treated with biologics require special attention to manage safety issues.

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Rivaroxaban 'could be a safe treatment option for antiphospholipid syndrome'

30 August 2016

A new study funded by Arthritis Research UK and undertaken at University College London Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital has shown that rivaroxaban could be a safe and effective treatment for some patients with antiphospholipid syndrome.

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Steroid treatments for arthritis 'may be possible with fewer side effects'

23 August 2016

A new study has identified a possible new approach to steroid treatment for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis that carries a lower risk of side effects.

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Arthritis Research UK Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire shows benefits in new study

22 August 2016

A new study has demonstrated the potential benefits the Arthritis Research UK Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire can provide in patient assessment.

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New government strategy on childhood obesity announced

18 August 2016

The government has unveiled a broad-ranging new strategy that aims to tackle childhood obesity - although the reaction to the plans from the medical sector has been mixed.

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