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Arthritis news

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NICE draft guidance recommends treatments for arthritis of the spine

15 September 2015

New NICE draft guidance has recommended a number of treatments for types of arthritis that affect the spine for NHS usage.

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Physical activity in children 'linked with lower bone fracture risk'

14 September 2015

A seven-year study of more than 3,500 children has shown that increased physical activity can be associated with a lower fracture risk.

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Fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis 'can be improved with successful treatment'

09 September 2015

High fatigue levels in rheumatoid arthritis patients may be improved with treatment, indicating a link with disease activity, according to a new study.

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Joint pain 'linked to changes in weather'

08 September 2015

A new European study has indicated that a causal relationship exists between joint pain and weather variables.

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Vertebroplasty 'can be as effective in treating osteoporosis as kyphoplasty'

04 September 2015

Vertebroplasty operations may be just as effective a means of spine augmentation for osteoporosis patients when compared to the more expensive and widely used kyphoplasty, a new study has shown.

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NICE draft guidance recommends new and existing rheumatoid arthritis therapies

03 September 2015

NICE has issued draft guidance recommending a number of drugs for NHS prescription for rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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New study offers positive verdict on NSAID safety for arthritis patients

03 September 2015

A new study has offered evidence that using NSAIDs to treat arthritis should be considered safe from a cardiovascular and gastrointestinal standpoint.

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Growth hormone 'can reduce osteoporosis fracture risk in older women'

02 September 2015

Growth hormones can help to reduce the risk of fractures and maintain bone density in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, according to a new study.

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Knee and hip replacements 'linked with poorer heart health'

02 September 2015

A new study has shown that knee and hip replacements may be bad for heart health.

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Gene regulating tissue damage in rheumatoid arthritis discovered

01 September 2015

Scientists have found a protein that plays a key role in regulating the severity of tissue damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis.

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