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Arthritis news

Arthritis Research UK is the resource for anyone looking for the latest news in the fight against arthritis. We’re providing answers today and tomorrow toward a future free from arthritis.

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Rheumatoid arthritis remission 'leads to continued physical function improvements'

11 August 2015

A new study has demonstrated how physical function continues to improve when clinical remission is sustained in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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Heavy resistance training 'can benefit postmenopausal women'

10 August 2015

Heavy resistance training can improve bone health, function and stature in postmenopausal women with low bone mass, according to research.

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Frail hip fracture patients 'more likely to experience worse outcomes'

07 August 2015

Frailty before hip fracture has been shown to be a predictor of greater post-fracture pain and deterioration in function, highlighting the importance of exercise programmes.

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Reduced muscle strength 'predicts functional declines in lupus patients'

05 August 2015

Reduced lower extremity muscle strength can help to predict clinically significant declines in physical function in women with lupus, new research has shown.

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Knee instability 'requires greater attention when treating osteoarthritis patients'

04 August 2015

A new study has highlighted the need to address knee buckling and low knee confidence in osteoarthritis patients, as these are key factors affecting functional outcomes.

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Golimumab approved in Europe for treatment of axial spondyloarthritis

04 August 2015

The anti-TNF therapy golimumab has been approved in Europe for the treatment of severely active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis.

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Vertebral differences in newborns offers insight into female osteoporosis risk

03 August 2015

Differences in the vertebrae between genders have been found in newborn children that could help explain why females are more susceptible to osteoporosis.

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New study highlights footwear problems associated with musculoskeletal disease

31 July 2015

A new study has shed light on the common issues that people with chronic musculoskeletal diseases experience when trying to find appropriate footwear.

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High-intensity training 'can offer pain relief for arthritis'

30 July 2015

A new study from Norway has indicated that high-intensity training can help provide pain relief for arthritis sufferers.

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Mood and depression 'may be linked to rheumatoid arthritis pain'

29 July 2015

Depressive symptoms and mood in the moment may predict pain among rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to new research.

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