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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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Breastfeeding 'can increase postmenopausal women's risk of osteoporosis'

14 April 2016

Breastfeeding has been shown to potentially increase postmenopausal women's risk of osteoporosis, but sufficient vitamin D and calcium intake could help to offset this risk.

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New study shows prevalence of fatigue among psoriatic arthritis patients

12 April 2016

A new study has demonstrated that fatigue is a common problem for people with psoriatic arthritis.

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New rheumatoid arthritis drug 'can succeed where others fail'

06 April 2016

A study has shown a new rheumatoid arthritis drug called baricitinib can provide benefits for patients that have failed to respond to other therapies.

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New study shows benefits of rapid-access rheumatology clinics

05 April 2016

A study of a surgery-based rapid-access clinic has shown that this intervention can help diagnose people with rheumatic disease much more quickly than is currently possible.

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Arthritis patients 'can fend off early death by quitting smoking'

05 April 2016

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has shown that rheumatoid arthritis patients can reduce their risk of premature death by quitting smoking.

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New study highlights long-term tolerability of anti-TNF therapies

04 April 2016

Around one-quarter of patients treated with anti-TNFs are able to remain on their initial treatment for at least 12 years, a study has shown.

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Study highlights work disruptions caused by ankylosing spondylitis

01 April 2016

A new study from the Netherlands has provided evidence of the significant work disruptions associated with ankylosing spondylitis.

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Benefits of anti-TNF treatment for psoriatic arthritis highlighted by study

29 March 2016

A real-world study has demonstrated the long-term benefits of using anti-TNFs to treat psoriatic arthritis.

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3D printing method offers new approach to fixing damaged cartilage

22 March 2016

A new technique for producing cartilage tissue with 3D bioprinting has been developed, which could offer new potential in regenerative medicine.

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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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