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New study provides insight into how osteoarthritis develops

05 September 2014

A new Arthritis Research UK-funded study from the University of Liverpool has uncovered insights into how cells alter their behavior at the onset of osteoarthritis.

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New biomarker shows potential for diagnosing early rheumatoid arthritis

03 September 2014

A newly identified biomarker could be used to detect early rheumatoid arthritis better than conventional methods alone, according to a new study.

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New biomarkers for predicting rheumatoid arthritis treatment response discovered

02 September 2014

A new study has shed light on possible molecular biomarkers that can be used to predict treatment response rates in rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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Ankylosing spondylitis patients 'could benefit from tailored therapy reductions'

02 September 2014

A tailored approach to reducing doses of anti-TNF drugs among ankylosing spondylitis patients can deliver cost-effectiveness benefits without impacting the efficacy of treatment.

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Finger length 'can be used to predict osteoarthritis and joint pain'

01 September 2014

Finger length patterns have been identified as a potential biomarker for osteoarthritis and chronic joint pain.

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Daily walking 'can help reduce osteoarthritis-related limitations'

01 September 2014

Regular walking has been linked with a decreased risk of functional limitation in knee osteoarthritis patients.

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Work productivity 'can suffer significantly among early arthritis patients'

29 August 2014

A new French study has highlighted the significant work productivity loss among early arthritis patients during the first three years of disease.

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Women with gout 'at elevated risk of vascular disease'

28 August 2014

Older female patients with gout may be at a higher risk of experiencing vascular diseases, according to a Keele University study.

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Comprehensive disease control for rheumatoid arthritis 'delivers major benefits'

28 August 2014

A new UK study has shown the positive work-related, quality of life, pain and fatigue outcomes associated with achieving comprehensive disease control status following treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

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Cognitive therapies 'can be beneficial for rheumatoid arthritis patients'

27 August 2014

Cognitive-behavioural coping skills training can have positive effects on rheumatoid arthritis patients, according to a new study.

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