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NSAIDs 'do not increase the risk of miscarriages'

05 February 2014

Women who receive NSAID therapy during pregnancy are not at increased risk of miscarriages, a new Israeli study has revealed.

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New study shows benefits of total hip replacement for physical activity

05 February 2014

New research has shown that patients who undergo total hip arthroplasty tend to enjoy much higher physical activity levels post-surgery.

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New study demonstrates global burden of neck pain

05 February 2014

A new global study has shed light on the increasing worldwide health burden caused by neck pain.

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Online information on vertebroplasty 'lacks quality and accuracy'

03 February 2014

Most websites offering information on vertebroplasty techniques do not provide a full overview of the pros and cons of this therapy approach, according to a new US study.

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Zebrafish research reveals bone regeneration insight

03 February 2014

US scientists have profiled the molecular pathways that allow zebrafish to regrow lost bone cells, a principle that could be applied to help human patients affected by bone loss in future.

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Study shows importance of individual preferences in osteoporosis therapy

03 February 2014

A new study has highlighted the importance of tailoring osteoporosis treatment approaches around individual patient preferences.

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New automated osteoporosis monitoring system shows benefits

30 January 2014

An automated system to identify high-risk osteoporosis patients being treated for fractures that generates letters to encourage follow-up therapy has shown benefits in a new US study.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'more likely to suffer from kidney problems'

30 January 2014

Reduced kidney function is more likely to develop in patients with rheumatoid arthritis than those who do not suffer from the disease.

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New study demonstrates benefits of rheumatoid arthritis drug tocilizumab

29 January 2014

A new European study has demonstrated the potential benefits of tocilizumab add-on and switch strategies in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Patients' reactions 'can determine if arthritis treatment is escalated'

29 January 2014

The individual reactions of rheumatoid arthritis patients to their conditions - in terms of concern, symptom burden and emotional impact - play an important role in determining whether or not their treatment regimens are escalated.

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