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Nurses 'could help deliver lower-cost treatment for milder arthritis cases'

26 November 2015

It could be more affordable for the treatment of less-active arthritis to be monitored by nurses rather than rheumatologists, according to a new study.

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Differences in back pain 'could help to identify vertebral fractures'

24 November 2015

Differences in the type of back pain experienced by older women could make it easier to identify those who have sustained vertebral fractures without realising it.

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Biologic DMARDs 'can reduce risk of serious infections in rheumatoid arthritis'

20 November 2015

Biologic DMARD therapy can help reduce the risk posed by serious infections among rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to a new study.

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Bisphosphonate therapy 'can help reduce early death risk in osteoporosis'

19 November 2015

A new study has demonstrated the lower mortality rates associated with bisphosphonate therapy among osteoporosis patients.

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Diet 'can determine a person's risk for rheumatoid arthritis'

16 November 2015

A person's dietary intake can significantly affect his or her chance of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to a pair of new studies.

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Wrist fractures 'can predict risk of further breakages in older women'

13 November 2015

Postmenopausal women younger than 65 who experience a wrist fracture could be at increased risk for other serious bone fractures later in life, according to a study.

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Ozone gas injections 'can aid knee osteoarthritis sufferers'

12 November 2015

Injecting ozone gas into the knee has been shown to reduce pain and improve functioning and quality of life in people with knee osteoarthritis.

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T'ai chi 'as effective as physical therapy for knee osteoarthritis'

10 November 2015

T'ai chi has been shown to be as effective as physical therapy for knee osteoarthritis in a new study.

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Secukinumab shows efficacy against ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis

09 November 2015

New secukinumab trial data has demonstrated the drug's effectiveness in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.

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Increased vitamin D supplementation 'could benefit elderly women's bone health'

06 November 2015

A new study has indicated that elderly women should take more vitamin D than previously recommended during the winter months to improve their bone health.

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