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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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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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Former rugby union players 'at greater risk of arthritis'

12 October 2017

A new Arthritis Research UK-backed study has highlighted the elevated risk of arthritis and other musculoskeletal problems among former rugby union players.

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Osteoporosis gene study reveals potential new treatment targets

08 September 2017

The largest ever genetic study of osteoporosis has revealed potential new treatment targets for the bone disease.

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Contraceptive pill 'may lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women'

22 August 2017

Long-term use of the contraceptive pill could help to reduce women's risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.

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Cost of arthritis

22 August 2017

The Times today featured a letter to editor which reports that Arthritis Research UK is calling for arthritis to be recognised for what it is: a public health priority and a significant problem facing the UK.

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New study highlights key quality of life factors for ankylosing spondylitis

17 August 2017

Scientists have identified pain, fatigue and poor physical function among the factors most likely to be associated with a poor quality of life in people with ankylosing spondylitis.

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