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Exercise 'can reduce fracture risk in postmenopausal osteopenic women'

13 May 2015

A German study has demonstrated the effectiveness of multipurpose exercise programmes in reducing fracture risk in early postmenopausal osteopenic women.

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Erectile dysfunction 'a common issue for patients with gout'

08 May 2015

New research has identified erectile dysfunction as a common and often severe issue for men with gout, suggesting the need for routine screening.

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Physical inactivity 'associated with greater risk of low back pain'

08 May 2015

A new study has shown that physical inactivity is associated with narrower intervertebral discs and a greater risk of low back pain and disability.

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New method of reversing glucocorticoid resistance identified

07 May 2015

Researchers studying leukaemia patients have identified a way of reversing resistance to glucocorticoids, a widely used category of rheumatoid arthritis therapies.

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Osteoarthritis-affected joints 'can increase a person's fall risk'

05 May 2015

A new study has shown that a person's risk of falling increases in correlation to the number of osteoarthritis-affected joints they have.

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Weight loss programmes 'can benefit obese osteoarthritis patients'

01 May 2015

Weight maintenance programmes can help to relieve knee osteoarthritis symptoms in obese patients, according to a new study.

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New bioactive gel developed for self-healing of knee injuries

30 April 2015

US researchers are developing a biologic injectable gel that encourages self-healing of cartilage as a means of treating and preventing osteoarthritis.

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Synthetic broccoli compound shows promise as osteoarthritis treatment

29 April 2015

A synthetic version of a chemical found in broccoli has shown promise as an osteoarthritis therapy in a new UK study.

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New study highlights barriers to smoking cessation for rheumatoid arthritis patients

28 April 2015

A new study has indicated that a number of disease-specific barriers to smoking cessation exist for people with rheumatoid arthritis.

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New study reveals evolutionary reason for back pain susceptibility

27 April 2015

A new study has highlighted evolutionary factors leading to the development of bipedal posture in humans that can also affect individuals' risk of back pain.

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