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Gout hospitalisations 'can be avoided through better care provision'

27 November 2014

A large proportion of gout hospitalisations could be avoided through better critical care provision, according to a new US study.

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Implanted contraceptive devices 'can increase rheumatoid arthritis risk'

25 November 2014

Women using intrauterine contraceptive devices may be at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.

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Hip replacement 'can be beneficial for juvenile arthritis patients'

24 November 2014

Total hip replacement could be a beneficial option for juvenile arthritis patients when conservative treatments fail to provide pain relief, according to a new study.

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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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Anti-TNF therapies 'can reduce heart failure risk in rheumatoid arthritis patients'

20 November 2014

Anti-TNF therapies for rheumatoid arthritis can actually decrease patients' risk of congestive heart failure, rather than increase it, according to a study.

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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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