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Arthritis news

The latest news on exceptional science and other developments to help people push back the ways arthritis limits their lives.

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New knee band 'could help measure sounds inside the joint'

26 May 2016

A knee band with microphones and vibration sensors is being developed to listen to and measure sounds inside the joint, potentially making it possible to monitor injuries and detect signs of arthritis in future.

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Arthroscopic hip surgery 'not always the best choice for arthritis'

24 May 2016

A new US study has indicated that arthroscopic hip surgery is on the rise, but also that it may not always be the best choice for patients with arthritis.

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New bioglass technology 'could make it possible to regrow cartilage'

16 May 2016

A new form of bioglass is being developed that can mimic cartilage and potentially encourage it to re-grow.

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Obesity 'can reduce prospect of successful rheumatoid arthritis treatment'

10 May 2016

A new study has shown how obesity can decrease the odds of achieving remission in rheumatoid arthritis and negatively impact disease activity and patient-reported outcomes during therapy.

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Osteoarthritis patients 'at an increased risk of falls and fractures'

09 May 2016

A new study has demonstrated an increased risk of falls and fractures in early-diagnosed knee and hip osteoarthritis.

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New study highlights diabetes link to glucocorticoid treatments for arthritis

05 May 2016

A study from the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology at the University of Manchester has provided insight into the link between glucocorticoid therapy and an elevated risk of diabetes.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'may be missing out on vaccinations'

04 May 2016

People with rheumatoid arthritis may not be getting the influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations they require, according to a new Arthritis Research UK-backed study.

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Probiotic supplements 'could help prevent menopause-associated bone loss'

03 May 2016

Probiotic supplements have been shown to help prevent bone loss associated with menopause in a new study of mice.

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Coping skills training and exercise 'can help knee osteoarthritis patients'

27 April 2016

A new study has shown how a programme involving pain coping skills training and exercise for knee osteoarthritis could deliver better outcomes, though it may also be expensive to administer.

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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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