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Arthritis news

The latest news on exceptional science and other developments to help people push back the ways arthritis limits their lives.

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Textile dust exposure 'could increase rheumatoid arthritis risk'

19 January 2016

Occupational exposure to textile dust could greatly increase a person's risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.

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Bone marrow lesions 'can help predict progression of joint disease'

18 January 2016

Bone marrow lesions can help predict the speed of progression of joint diseases such as osteoarthritis, according to research.

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Better NHS service provision 'could help prevent secondary fractures'

14 January 2016

A survey of NHS healthcare professionals has highlighted the need for improvements to service delivery to ensure secondary prevention of fractures after an initial hip fracture.

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Getting the most out of your GP consultation

11 January 2016

When you have arthritis, getting the most out of consultations with your GP can sometimes be difficult. Here are our tips on getting the most out of your appointments.

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Losing weight when you have arthritis

04 January 2016

If your new year's resolution is to lose weight, you're not alone. We've put together some tips on how to lose weight and how to keep it off.

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Definition of remission for lupus patients 'may need refining'

18 December 2015

Researchers have called for the definition of remission in lupus patients to be reviewed after revealing that many patients deemed to be in remission still experience a range of symptoms.

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Golimumab proven effective as a rheumatoid arthritis therapy

17 December 2015

The safety and efficacy of subcutaneous golimumab has been demonstrated in rheumatoid arthritis patients who have failed to respond to methotrexate therapy.

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Fracture liaison services 'can help avoid second breakages'

16 December 2015

A new study has shown the effectiveness of fracture liaison services in helping fracture patients to avoid suffering another breakage.

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Biomarker-based tests 'can help predict rheumatoid arthritis relapses'

14 December 2015

Multibiomarker disease activity tracking has been identified as a means of allowing prediction of relapse in more than 80 per cent of rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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Benefits of physical activity for rheumatoid arthritis patients affirmed by new study

11 December 2015

A new French review has underlined the benefits that physical activity can deliver for rheumatoid arthritis patients, while highlighting it as a key therapeutic solution for this group.

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