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Sedentary lifestyle ‘leading to rise in back and neck pain in young people’

13 April 2015

The British Chiropractic Association has reported an increase in the number of young people suffering from back and neck problems.

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Ultrasound scans 'can help predict progression of hand osteoarthritis'

10 April 2015

Ultrasound-detected inflammation can be an effective way of predicting radiographic progression in hand osteoarthritis after five?years, a new study has shown.

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Fracture liaison services 'could help prevent osteoporotic fractures'

09 April 2015

A new study has shown how fracture liaison services could help prevent fractures, reduce mortality rates and minimise healthcare costs among osteoporosis patients.

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Premature or low-weight birth 'linked to higher osteoarthritis risk in later life'

09 April 2015

Children born prematurely or at a low birth weight could be at an increased risk of hip arthroplasty for osteoarthritis in adult life, according to a study.

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Vitamin D 'can lead to better outcomes for obese osteoarthritis patients'

07 April 2015

Higher levels of vitamin D may decrease pain and improve function in obese individuals with osteoarthritis, according to new US research.

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Depression 'linked with greater risk of arthritis and joint diseases'

02 April 2015

A new Swiss study has highlighted a link between depression and a higher risk of experiencing joint diseases such as arthritis.

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Paracetamol 'ineffective for treating back pain and osteoarthritis'

01 April 2015

A new study has indicated that paracetamol is not effective in the treatment of spinal pain and provides negligible benefits for osteoarthritis, challenging existing UK recommendations.

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Weight loss surgery before joint replacement ‘can benefit overweight patients’

01 April 2015

Weight-loss surgery before joint replacement could potentially deliver improved outcomes for severely overweight patients, according to US studies.

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Hip replacement 'an excellent option for juvenile idiopathic arthritis pain relief'

31 March 2015

New research suggests hip replacement surgery is an effective option for juvenile arthritis pain relief when conservative options fail.

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Study suggests link between painful knee osteoarthritis and higher mortality in women

30 March 2015

Research shows middle-aged women with painful knee osteoarthritis have higher mortality rates.

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