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Ozone gas injections 'can aid knee osteoarthritis sufferers'

12 November 2015

Injecting ozone gas into the knee has been shown to reduce pain and improve functioning and quality of life in people with knee osteoarthritis.

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T'ai chi 'as effective as physical therapy for knee osteoarthritis'

10 November 2015

T'ai chi has been shown to be as effective as physical therapy for knee osteoarthritis in a new study.

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Secukinumab shows efficacy against ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis

09 November 2015

New secukinumab trial data has demonstrated the drug's effectiveness in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.

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Increased vitamin D supplementation 'could benefit elderly women's bone health'

06 November 2015

A new study has indicated that elderly women should take more vitamin D than previously recommended during the winter months to improve their bone health.

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CBT training 'can help arthritis pain sufferers to sleep better'

05 November 2015

Cognitive behavioural therapy can help people experiencing chronic pain from conditions such as arthritis to get a better night's sleep, according to a new report.

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Muscle loss in older people 'linked to greater fall and fracture risk'

05 November 2015

Older people with age-related loss of muscle mass may be at greater risk of falling and bone fractures, according to UK research.

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Working through illness predicts sick leave in patients with ankylosing spondylitis

02 November 2015

Presenteeism – the practice of continuing to try to work through illness – among people with ankylosing spondylitis has been associated with a greater likelihood of requiring sick leave later on.

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NICE draft guidance recommends juvenile idiopathic arthritis therapies

28 October 2015

Abatacept, adalimumab, etanercept and tocilizumab have been provisionally recommended by NICE as options for treating juvenile idiopathic arthritis in the NHS.

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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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