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Exercise 'can help improve pain and function in osteoarthritis patients'

17 November 2014

Exercise and manual therapy can improve pain and functionality in patients with osteoarthritis, according to a new study.

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Mothers with rheumatoid arthritis 'more likely to give birth prematurely'

14 November 2014

Women with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to give birth prematurely, according to a new study from Denmark and the US.

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New software to outline bones in X-rays 'could aid arthritis research'

14 November 2014

UK researchers have developed new software that automatically outlines bones in x-rays, potentially saving thousands of hours of manual work and bolstering research into diseases like arthritis.

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New therapy option for lupus nephritis shows benefits

14 November 2014

A new multitarget therapy has demonstrated its potential effectiveness as a treatment for lupus nephritis.

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Cardiovascular risk 'elevated in patients with arthritic conditions'

12 November 2014

A new study of UK data has demonstrated an elevated risk of major cardiovascular events in patients with psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Golimumab shows efficacy as long-term ankylosing spondylitis therapy

12 November 2014

A new five-year study has demonstrated the long-term benefits of subcutaneous golimumab in the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis.

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New drug combination shows cost-effectiveness for rheumatoid arthritis

12 November 2014

A new drug combination for rheumatoid arthritis has been shown to treat the disease just as well as other intensive strategies, but with less medication and fewer side effects.

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Etanercept tapering 'can result in sustained rheumatoid arthritis remission'

10 November 2014

People being treated for rheumatoid arthritis with the drug etanercept can gradually reduce and withdraw their dosage while staying in remission, according to a study.

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Opportunities lost’ by not focusing on bone loss in men

07 November 2014

New research demonstrates the differences in diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis between men and women.

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Abatacept 'can deliver drug-free remission for rheumatoid arthritis patients'

06 November 2014

Abatacept plus methotrexate can help rheumatoid arthritis patients achieve drug-free remission, according to a new clinical trial.

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