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Arthritis news

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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Lupus study highlights importance of B cells

17 March 2016

The importance of a certain type of immune response cell has been highlighted for people with lupus.

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Osteoporosis drugs 'may exacerbate risk of thigh bone fractures'

08 March 2016

New research has indicated that current osteoporosis medications may cause a small risk of thigh bone fractures.

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Protein with links to osteoarthritis identified

03 March 2016

Scientists have identified a protein that plays a key role in the cartilage repair processes that are damaged in patients with osteoarthritis.

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Protein trigger for juvenile idiopathic arthritis identified

29 February 2016

A protein that plays a key role in triggering juvenile idiopathic arthritis has been discovered, potentially opening the door for new approaches to treating the disease.

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Reduced dried plum dosage 'an effective bone loss treatment'

26 February 2016

Consuming 50g of dried plums may be just as effective as 100g when it comes to limiting bone loss in older women.

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New surgical technique 'could improve hip joint grafting procedures'

25 February 2016

A new surgical technique to improve biological hip joint grafting processes has been developed, potentially creating an opportunity for better outcomes.

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Knee replacement surgery risk 'mainly affected by environment'

23 February 2016

The risk of needing knee replacement surgery to treat osteoarthritis is heightened for older people and women, with environmental factors playing a key role, new research has shown.

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New biosimilar version of arthritis drug etanercept launches in UK

19 February 2016

The first biosimilar version of the anti-TNF therapy etanercept has been launched in the UK, offering an affordable new treatment option for numerous forms of arthritis.

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Compound in green tea 'could help block effects of rheumatoid arthritis'

18 February 2016

A compound in green tea has been found to offer the potential to block rheumatoid arthritis.

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Workplace adjustments 'can benefit people with chronic pain'

15 February 2016

A new study has highlighted the need for workplace adjustments to help people with chronic pain to remain productive.

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