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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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Biomarker analysis 'can predict relapse in patients tapering arthritis therapy'

22 October 2015

Assessing multiple biomarkers can predict relapse rates among rheumatoid arthritis patients who are tapering their treatment, according to a new study.

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Physical therapy 'can ease fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis'

22 October 2015

A new study has shown how individually focused physical therapy can help reduce levels of fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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Physical activity 'has a greater impact on postmenopausal women'

20 October 2015

Physical activity has been found to have a greater impact on body composition in postmenopausal compared to premenopausal women, underlining the positive impact exercise can have on bone health.

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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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