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Arthroscopic hip surgery 'not always the best choice for arthritis'

24 May 2016

A new US study has indicated that arthroscopic hip surgery is on the rise, but also that it may not always be the best choice for patients with arthritis.

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New bioglass technology 'could make it possible to regrow cartilage'

16 May 2016

A new form of bioglass is being developed that can mimic cartilage and potentially encourage it to re-grow.

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Obesity 'can reduce prospect of successful rheumatoid arthritis treatment'

10 May 2016

A new study has shown how obesity can decrease the odds of achieving remission in rheumatoid arthritis and negatively impact disease activity and patient-reported outcomes during therapy.

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Osteoarthritis patients 'at an increased risk of falls and fractures'

09 May 2016

A new study has demonstrated an increased risk of falls and fractures in early-diagnosed knee and hip osteoarthritis.

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New study highlights diabetes link to glucocorticoid treatments for arthritis

05 May 2016

A study from the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology at the University of Manchester has provided insight into the link between glucocorticoid therapy and an elevated risk of diabetes.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'may be missing out on vaccinations'

04 May 2016

People with rheumatoid arthritis may not be getting the influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations they require, according to a new Arthritis Research UK-backed study.

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Probiotic supplements 'could help prevent menopause-associated bone loss'

03 May 2016

Probiotic supplements have been shown to help prevent bone loss associated with menopause in a new study of mice.

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Coping skills training and exercise 'can help knee osteoarthritis patients'

27 April 2016

A new study has shown how a programme involving pain coping skills training and exercise for knee osteoarthritis could deliver better outcomes, though it may also be expensive to administer.

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Breastfeeding 'can increase postmenopausal women's risk of osteoporosis'

14 April 2016

Breastfeeding has been shown to potentially increase postmenopausal women's risk of osteoporosis, but sufficient vitamin D and calcium intake could help to offset this risk.

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New study shows prevalence of fatigue among psoriatic arthritis patients

12 April 2016

A new study has demonstrated that fatigue is a common problem for people with psoriatic arthritis.

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