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New compound shows promise in rheumatoid arthritis treatment

22 May 2015

A new kinase protein inhibitor therapy has been developed by US researchers that can potentially prevent cartilage and bone destruction in rheumatoid arthritis.

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New drug target for rheumatoid arthritis treatment discovered

21 May 2015

US researchers have identified a new drug target for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis that focuses on the cells directly responsible for cartilage damage in affected joints.

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Depression 'can amplify risk of low back pain'

20 May 2015

People with depression have an increased risk of developing episodes of lower back pain, according to research.

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Real-world study shows benefits of febuxostat over allopurinol in gout therapy

20 May 2015

A real-world US study has shown that febuxostat is more effective than allopurinol in reducing serum urate levels in gout patients.

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Subcutaneous methotrexate 'can offer benefits in rheumatoid arthritis treatment'

19 May 2015

A new study has indicated that subcutaneous methotrexate can offer benefits compared to oral options for the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis.

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New soft tissue engineering technique 'could aid cartilage replacement'

19 May 2015

A new combination of 3D printed microfibre scaffolding and hydrogels has been shown to be an effective method of creating artificial cartilage.

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New study shows effectiveness of bisphosphonates against male osteoporosis

15 May 2015

Bisphosphonates can decrease the risk of vertebral and nonvertebral fractures and increase bone mineral density in men with osteoporosis, according to a study.

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Intensive DMARD treatment 'can lead to sustained rheumatoid arthritis remission'

14 May 2015

More intensive DMARD treatment strategies can increase the chances of achieving drug-free sustained remission, according to a new study.

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New study sheds light on ankylosing spondylitis trends

13 May 2015

A Swedish population study has shed new light on the prevalence of ankylosing spondylitis, including the role played by gender differences, environmental factors and socioeconomic background.

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Seasonal changes 'affect activity of genes and immune system'

13 May 2015

A new UK study has offered evidence of seasonal changes in immune system activity that could explain why conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis tend to be aggravated in winter.

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