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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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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'have experienced progress in recent decades'

19 April 2017

People living with rheumatoid arthritis have experienced significant improvements in their daily lives thanks to advances in treatment, according to an Arthritis Research UK study.

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3D-bioprinted cartilage cells successfully implanted in groundbreaking study

18 April 2017

3D-bioprinted human cartilage cells have been successfully implanted in an animal model for the first time, showing the potential of this approach to produce replacement body parts.

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NHS hospitals 'misusing pain scoring tools to restrict access to joint surgery'

11 April 2017

Many clinical commissioning groups across England are inappropriately using pain scoring tools as a means of restricting access to hip and knee surgery, a report has shown.

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Moderate drinking 'does not risk liver damage for methotrexate users'

29 March 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has shown that people taking methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis are not at increased risk of liver damage if they keep their drinking at moderate levels.

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New study identifies targets for blocking cartilage breakdown in osteoarthritis

28 March 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-supported study has identified certain enzymes that could be targeted as a means of preventing cartilage breakdown in osteoarthritis patients.

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New biomarker 'could aid prediction of rheumatoid arthritis outcomes'

23 March 2017

Measuring levels of a certain antibody in rheumatoid arthritis patients could be an effective way of determining their prognosis and deciding on the best course of treatment.

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Modified red blood cells 'could alleviate autoimmune diseases'

17 March 2017

New research has indicated that autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis could be prevented through the use of modified red blood cells.

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Men 'face unique challenges when coping with rheumatoid arthritis'

28 February 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has shed light on the unique challenges that men face in coping mentally with their rheumatoid arthritis.

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Binding immunoglobulin protein therapy shows promise for rheumatoid arthritis

27 February 2017

A new study has demonstrated the potential benefits of using binding immunoglobulin protein as the basis for rheumatoid arthritis treatments.

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New early arthritis treatment technique used by UK hospital

22 February 2017

A UK hospital has used a new treatment technique - involving the use of a metal nail and remote-controlled magnet - to help treat knee arthritis.

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