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Physical activity 'can reduce fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis patients'

04 June 2014

A higher level of daily physical activity was associated with reduced levels of fatigue among rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to a new study.

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Marijuana compound shows potential for treating arthritis

03 June 2014

A US study has indicated how the main active constituent of marijuana could be use to treat conditions like arthritis by suppressing the body's immune functions.

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NICE chooses not to recommend ustekinumab for psoriatic arthritis

02 June 2014

NICE has opted against recommending the drug ustekinumab, marketed under the brand name Stelara, as a new treatment for psoriatic arthritis.

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Better monitoring of rheumatoid arthritis 'can lead to improved outcomes'

02 June 2014

Nurse-led programme on comorbidity management and patient self-assessment of disease activity have both been shown to offer benefits in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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New study highlights impact of ankylosing spondylitis on working people

30 May 2014

Ankylosing spondylitis can have a negative impact on patients' performance at work, resulting in extended periods of sick leave and presenteeism.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'at greater risk of kidney disease'

29 May 2014

People with rheumatoid arthritis could be at an increased risk of developing kidney disease, according to a study.

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Melatonin 'could help strengthen bones in older people'

29 May 2014

Melatonin supplements have shown the potential to make bones stronger, suggesting they could possibly help to protect against osteoporosis.

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Common comorbidities 'can increase hip fracture risk in older men'

27 May 2014

Common comorbidities including diabetes, COPD, cerebrovascular disease, renal failure, and HIV infection can increase the risk of hip fracture among older men.

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3D printing and stem cells used in new hip replacement surgery technique

22 May 2014

A groundbreaking hip operation using a 3D-printed implant and bone stem cell graft has been carried out for the first time in Southampton.

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New endocannabinoid treatment pathway for osteoarthritis discovered

21 May 2014

A UK study has discovered a potential new method of treating osteoarthritis through stimulation of the endocannabioid system, found in the synovial tissue and fluid that surround joints.

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