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New report highlights impact of rheumatic diseases on young people in work

28 August 2015

Absenteeism, job disruptions and productivity loss can be common problems in young adults with rheumatic disease, according to a new study.

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Physical activity 'can mitigate mood impact of fatigue in arthritis patients'

27 August 2015

A new study has shown that being physically active even when fatigued can help arthritis patients to reduce the impact fatigue can have on their mood.

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Weekly leflunomide shows efficacy in treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis

26 August 2015

A weekly dosing regimen for leflunomide can be just as effective as daily doses in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Oral contraceptives 'can benefit women with inflammatory arthritis'

25 August 2015

A new study has indicated that oral contraceptives can have a beneficial impact on women with inflammatory arthritis.

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Women with rheumatoid arthritis 'want more advice on pregnancy'

24 August 2015

A new Australian study has highlighted a demand among women with rheumatoid arthritis for more tailored advice on pregnancy planning and early-years childcare for people with their condition.

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Tomatoes 'could be a trigger for gout attacks'

21 August 2015

A study from New Zealand has provided evidence that eating tomatoes can be a trigger for gout flare-ups.

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DMARD self-monitoring service 'can aid rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis patients'

20 August 2015

New research has demonstrated the potential benefits of a patient-initiated DMARD self-monitoring service for people with rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis.

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UK study demonstrates high hospital costs associated with hip fracture

19 August 2015

A new UK study has shed light on the high hospital costs associated with hip fractures, with the bulk of the expense being incurred in the first year after the fracture, and the need for better means of prevention.

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Tofacitinib 'can benefit patients who have failed to respond to DMARDs'

18 August 2015

A new study has shown the efficacy and safety of tofacitinib following inadequate response to conventional synthetic or biological disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs.

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Long-term safety of rituximab for rheumatoid arthritis confirmed by new trial

17 August 2015

A new study has demonstrated the long-term safety of rituximab in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis over 11 years.

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