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Parasitic worm molecule 'could aid treatment of rheumatoid arthritis'

13 August 2014

A molecule found in parasitic worms could form the basis of new therapy approaches for autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, according to a study.

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Subcutaneous tocilizumab approved for rheumatoid arthritis in Scotland

12 August 2014

A new subcutaneous formulation of the drug tocilizumab has been accepted for use on the NHS in Scotland for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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New UK study reveals fresh insight into how osteoarthritis develops

11 August 2014

UK researchers have found a new substance in the hip joints of osteoarthritis patients that could help to explain how the disease develops.

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New study demonstrates potential cure for rheumatoid arthritis in mice

07 August 2014

Researchers in Zurich have developed a new therapy that has successfully cured mice with rheumatoid arthritis for the first time.

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Vitamin D deficiencies 'can lead to increased heart disease risk in lupus patients'

06 August 2014

A new study has demonstrated how lower levels of vitamin D can increase cardiovascular risk and disease activity among lupus patients.

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Higher body mass 'linked to less aggressive forms of rheumatoid arthritis'

05 August 2014

Greater body mass has been associated with a reduced level of radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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Long-term rheumatoid arthritis benefits of infliximab shown by new study

04 August 2014

A new study has demonstrated the real-world effectiveness and safety of the rheumatoid arthritis drug infliximab over a number of years.

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New study highlights elevated rheumatoid arthritis risk for overweight women

04 August 2014

A US study has underlined the fact that overweight and obese women are at an elevated risk of rheumatoid arthritis.

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So-called 'growing pains' may be early signs of arthritis

01 August 2014

Knee pains in adolescents that are currently considered to be "growing pains" may in fact be early signs of chronic conditions such as arthritis, according to a new study.

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Osteoarthritis patients 'willing to accept treatment-associated risks'

31 July 2014

The majority of osteoarthritis patients are willing to accept at least a moderate degree of risk to take advantage of the benefits associated with disease-modifying drugs, according to research.

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