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Weight loss programmes 'can benefit obese osteoarthritis patients'

01 May 2015

Weight maintenance programmes can help to relieve knee osteoarthritis symptoms in obese patients, according to a new study.

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New bioactive gel developed for self-healing of knee injuries

30 April 2015

US researchers are developing a biologic injectable gel that encourages self-healing of cartilage as a means of treating and preventing osteoarthritis.

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Synthetic broccoli compound shows promise as osteoarthritis treatment

29 April 2015

A synthetic version of a chemical found in broccoli has shown promise as an osteoarthritis therapy in a new UK study.

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New study highlights barriers to smoking cessation for rheumatoid arthritis patients

28 April 2015

A new study has indicated that a number of disease-specific barriers to smoking cessation exist for people with rheumatoid arthritis.

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New study reveals evolutionary reason for back pain susceptibility

27 April 2015

A new study has highlighted evolutionary factors leading to the development of bipedal posture in humans that can also affect individuals' risk of back pain.

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Arthritis comorbidities 'can cause a greater impact on quality of life'

24 April 2015

Arthritis patients with more chronic comorbid conditions may be at particular risk for poor physical and mental health, according to a new study.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'may be able to safely reduce etanercept dosage'

24 April 2015

Rheumatoid arthritis patients who have achieved stable low disease activity with etanercept could benefit from tapering their dosage, according to a new study.

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Self-referral for physiotherapy services 'could save millions for NHS'

22 April 2015

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is calling for physiotherapists to be made the first point of contact for patients suffering back pain and other musculoskeletal problems.

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Rheumatoid arthritis 'associated with premature or underweight births'

21 April 2015

Severe rheumatoid arthritis in early pregnancy has been shown to be associated with a greater risk of preterm delivery and low birth weight.

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Osteoporosis patients 'at greater risk of hearing loss'

21 April 2015

People who have osteoporosis have a much higher risk of developing sudden deafness than those who do not have the disease, according to a new study.

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