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Gout 'more prevalent among members of the same family'

29 November 2013

A Nottingham study has confirmed that people whose family members suffer from gout are more likely to be affected by the disease themselves.

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Non-hip, non-vertebral fractures 'pose greater threat than is realised'

28 November 2013

A new Australian study has detailed the often underestimated risks that non-hip, non-vertebral osteoporotic fractures can pose to the long-term health of patients.

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Exercise therapy 'can help osteoarthritis patients avoid surgery'

27 November 2013

A programme of exercise therapy has been shown in a Scandinavian study to help patients with hip osteoarthritis to avoid total hip replacement surgery.

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Computer-assisted hip replacements 'offer various benefits'

26 November 2013

A UK study has shown that computer navigation software can help hip replacements to be carried out more accurately and effectively.

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Joint surgery 'can lower heart disease risk for osteoarthritis patients'

26 November 2013

Scientists at the University of Toronto have suggested that osteoarthritis patients who undergo hip or knee replacement surgery are less likely to suffer cardiovascular events than those who do not.

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Brain imaging 'can aid the treatment of chronic pain'

25 November 2013

A new study has shown how brain imaging can be used to complement treatment of chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia, while also aiding the development of new therapies.

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Current techniques 'leading to overdiagnosis of vitamin D deficiencies'

25 November 2013

US research has shown how current means of diagnosing vitamin D deficiencies - an important marker of bone health - may be leading to over-diagnosis, particularly among ethnic minorities.

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New rheumatoid arthritis drug shows benefits in phase III trial

22 November 2013

Sanofi and Regeneron have reported positive data from a clinical trial of an innovative new rheumatoid arthritis therapy, which has been assessed for a year among more than 1,200 patients.

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New easily-deliverable osteoporosis treatment developed

21 November 2013

University of Sydney researchers have discovered a promising treatment for osteoporosis that can be dissolved in water for added ease of delivery.

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New topical psoriasis treatment demonstrates therapeutic benefits

21 November 2013

A new topical treatment for psoriasis that can target genetic abnormalities in deeper layers of the skin has demonstrated benefits in early tests.

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