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Total ankle replacement 'can aid end-stage ankle arthritis patients'

21 April 2015

Elderly arthritis patients may benefit from undergoing total ankle arthroplasty, a new study has suggested.

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Allopurinol 'does not worsen acute gout attacks'

17 April 2015

A US study has revealed the common conception that the drug Allopurinol worsens acute gout attacks may be false.

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Paracetamol 'can dull both pain and pleasure'

16 April 2015

New research suggests taking paracetamol may suppress emotions.

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Study finds link between gout and increased risk of vascular disease

14 April 2015

Research has identified that gout patients, and particularly women, are more at risk of developing vascular disease.

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Sedentary lifestyle ‘leading to rise in back and neck pain in young people’

13 April 2015

The British Chiropractic Association has reported an increase in the number of young people suffering from back and neck problems.

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Ultrasound scans 'can help predict progression of hand osteoarthritis'

10 April 2015

Ultrasound-detected inflammation can be an effective way of predicting radiographic progression in hand osteoarthritis after five?years, a new study has shown.

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Fracture liaison services 'could help prevent osteoporotic fractures'

09 April 2015

A new study has shown how fracture liaison services could help prevent fractures, reduce mortality rates and minimise healthcare costs among osteoporosis patients.

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Premature or low-weight birth 'linked to higher osteoarthritis risk in later life'

09 April 2015

Children born prematurely or at a low birth weight could be at an increased risk of hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis in adult life, according to a study.

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Vitamin D 'can lead to better outcomes for obese osteoarthritis patients'

07 April 2015

Higher levels of vitamin D may decrease pain and improve function in obese individuals with osteoarthritis, according to new US research.

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Depression 'linked with greater risk of arthritis and joint diseases'

02 April 2015

A new Swiss study has highlighted a link between depression and a higher risk of experiencing joint diseases such as arthritis.

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