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Secukinumab shows benefits for ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis

21 November 2014

Data from new clinical trials have demonstrated the strong performance of secukinumab in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.

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Running 'can help protect people against knee osteoarthritis'

19 November 2014

Running exercises do not increase a person's osteoarthritis risk and can actually help to protect against the condition, according to new research from the US.

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New study highlights long-term impact of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

18 November 2014

A new study has shed light on the fact that many cases of juvenile idiopathic arthritis persist and continue to develop well into adulthood.

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Antibiotics 'could increase risk of juvenile idiopathic arthritis'

17 November 2014

Antibiotic use in children has been linked to a potentially increased risk of juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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Exercise 'can help improve pain and function in osteoarthritis patients'

17 November 2014

Exercise and manual therapy can improve pain and functionality in patients with osteoarthritis, according to a new study.

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New therapy option for lupus nephritis shows benefits

14 November 2014

A new multitarget therapy has demonstrated its potential effectiveness as a treatment for lupus nephritis.

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Mothers with rheumatoid arthritis 'more likely to give birth prematurely'

14 November 2014

Women with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to give birth prematurely, according to a new study from Denmark and the US.

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New software to outline bones in X-rays 'could aid arthritis research'

14 November 2014

UK researchers have developed new software that automatically outlines bones in x-rays, potentially saving thousands of hours of manual work and bolstering research into diseases like arthritis.

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Cardiovascular risk 'elevated in patients with arthritic conditions'

12 November 2014

A new study of UK data has demonstrated an elevated risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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New drug combination shows cost-effectiveness for rheumatoid arthritis

12 November 2014

A new drug combination for rheumatoid arthritis has been shown to treat the disease just as well as other intensive strategies, but with less medication and fewer side effects.

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