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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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Genomics study yields insight into heritability of childhood autoimmune diseases

13 October 2015

New genomics analysis could make it easier to predict a child's risk for autoimmune diseases such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus.

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Osteoporosis therapy 'can reduce fragility fracture risk by 40 per cent'

12 October 2015

New research shows anti-osteoporotic therapy can reduce the risk of fractures caused by bone tissue loss by 40 per cent.

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Nutritional approach for bone health 'changes with age'

08 October 2015

Optimal nutritional strategies to improve skeletal health have been shown to change as a person ages in a new study.

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Rheumatoid arthritis therapies 'can be tapered successfully without flares'

06 October 2015

Tapering treatment with DMARDs or anti-TNFs for rheumatoid arthritis patients with low disease activity can be safe and effective for many patients, according to a new study.

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New secukinumab study demonstrates psoriatic arthritis efficacy

05 October 2015

New clinical trial data has confirmed significant efficacy the drug secukinumab can provide in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis.

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Common Alzheimer's drug 'could be used to treat osteoporosis'

01 October 2015

Donepezil, a commonly used treatment for Alzheimer's, has been shown to potentially help treat bone loss diseases like osteoporosis and periodontitis.

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Intravenous tocilizumab patients 'can safely switch to subcutaneous version'

28 September 2015

A new study has shown that patients who are being effectively treated with intravenous tocilizumab can safely switch to the subcutaneous version in most cases.

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Rituximab 'can address juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis'

25 September 2015

A new study has shown rituximab may be a promising treatment for uveitis, an eye condition associated with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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Etanercept biosimilar shows efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis trial

24 September 2015

A new study led by the University of Leeds has shown that the etanercept biosimilar SB4 can offer similar efficacy to the original drug in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Vitamin D-fortified yoghurt 'can cost-effectively reduce fracture risk'

24 September 2015

Vitamin D-fortified yoghurt can be a cost-effective way of reducing osteoporotic fracture risk in postmenopausal women.

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