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Family history of osteoarthritis 'can increase risk of knee pain'

05 December 2014

People with a family history of knee osteoarthritis have been shown to have an increased risk of worsening knee pain, independent of structural factors.

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Informational support and exercise 'improve outcomes for osteoporosis patients'

05 December 2014

A new study has shed light on effective ways of improving health-related quality of life among osteoporosis patients, including more frequent exercise and the provision of greater informational support.

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Osteoporosis drugs 'can also help prevent cancer'

04 December 2014

Bisphosphonates, the most commonly-used medications for osteoporosis worldwide, may also prevent certain kinds of lung, breast and colon cancers, according to research.

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Successful anti-TNF treatment 'can be discontinued safely'

04 December 2014

Discontinuation of a first course of anti-TNF therapy can be associated with long-term clinical benefits, according to a new study.

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Meniscal surgery 'can increase risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss'

03 December 2014

Meniscal surgery, a common orthopaedic procedure, could increase the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients, according to new research.

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New study shows benefits of baricitinib for rheumatoid arthritis

03 December 2014

Baricitinib can improve the signs and symptoms of active rheumatoid arthritis in patients who cannot benefit from treatment with methotrexate.

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New study shows pain relief benefits of exercise for knee osteoarthritis patients

02 December 2014

Exercise therapy can help reduce pain sensitivity in patients with knee osteoarthritis, according to a new study.

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New study shows benefits of rheumatoid arthritis support programmes

01 December 2014

A new study has shown how an education and support programme for rheumatoid arthritis patients can have a strong positive impact on their lives.

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Raised expectations 'may affect success of rheumatoid arthritis treatment'

01 December 2014

Patients receiving golimumab as a rheumatoid arthritis therapy tended to see better outcomes when they had higher expectations for their treatment, according to research.

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New studies underline safety and efficacy of denosumab for osteoporosis

28 November 2014

New studies have shown that denosumab can reverse bone loss and lower wrist fracture rates in women with osteoporosis, without increasing risk of infection.

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