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New link between osteoporosis and heart disease identified

02 July 2015

A new link between coronary heart disease and osteoporosis has been found, suggesting both conditions could have similar causes.

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Newer DMARDs 'can lower heart disease risk in rheumatoid arthritis'

02 July 2015

Newer biological disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs can have a positive impact on cardiovascular risk factors in rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to a study.

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Study highlights factors affecting pain trajectories for knee osteoarthritis

02 July 2015

A new study has shed light on specific patients characteristics and lifestyle factors associated with different pain trajectories in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.

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Secukinumab shows one-year benefits in psoriatic arthritis study

30 June 2015

A new study has demonstrated the sustained efficacy the drug secukinumab can provide over one year in psoriatic arthritis patients.

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Diet and exercise 'can help prevent knee pain in overweight people'

29 June 2015

An intensive diet and exercise programme has been shown to help prevent knee pain among overweight adults at high risk.

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Urate-lowering therapy 'linked with higher survival rates in gout patients'

26 June 2015

Patients with gout who receive urate-lowering therapy have significantly better survival rates than those who do not, according to a new study.

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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients 'more likely to lead sedentary lifestyles'

25 June 2015

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients have been shown to be more likely to experience sedentary lifestyles and shy away from active leisure pursuits, particularly when their disease activity levels are greater.

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Pregnancy 'less risky for women with lupus than previously thought'

25 June 2015

New research has indicated that pregnancy is safer for women with lupus than previously thought, as well as identifying risk factors for those more likely to have problems.

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Biologic therapies 'can reduce economic impact of rheumatic diseases'

24 June 2015

A systematic review of published studies has shown that biologics improve both absenteeism and presenteeism rates in patients with rheumatic diseases.

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Ankylosing spondylitis 'predicted by low birth weight and childhood infection'

23 June 2015

Low birth weight and childhood infections can be used as a means of predicting ankylosing spondylitis in later life, according to a study.

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