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Reduced dried plum dosage 'an effective bone loss treatment'

26 February 2016

Consuming 50g of dried plums may be just as effective as 100g when it comes to limiting bone loss in older women.

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New surgical technique 'could improve hip joint grafting procedures'

25 February 2016

A new surgical technique to improve biological hip joint grafting processes has been developed, potentially creating an opportunity for better outcomes.

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Knee replacement surgery risk 'mainly affected by environment'

23 February 2016

The risk of needing knee replacement surgery to treat osteoarthritis is heightened for older people and women, with environmental factors playing a key role, new research has shown.

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New biosimilar version of arthritis drug etanercept launches in UK

19 February 2016

The first biosimilar version of the anti-TNF therapy etanercept has been launched in the UK, offering an affordable new treatment option for numerous forms of arthritis.

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Compound in green tea 'could help block effects of rheumatoid arthritis'

18 February 2016

A compound in green tea has been found to offer the potential to block rheumatoid arthritis.

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New drugs recommended for ankylosing spondylitis and nr-axSpA treatment in the NHS

15 February 2016

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has issued new guidance on the use of anti-TNF therapies for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis and non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis.

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Research uncovers ways to improve knee weaknesses and surgical outcomes

15 February 2016

A pair of studies have highlighted new approaches to managing weaknesses and surgical processes in the knees that can help patients to live and receive treatment more safely and effectively.

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Abdominal obesity 'can increase fracture risk in women'

15 February 2016

Women affected by abdominal obesity and low physical activity levels may be at an increased hip fracture risk, according to a study.

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Workplace adjustments 'can benefit people with chronic pain'

15 February 2016

A new study has highlighted the need for workplace adjustments to help people with chronic pain to remain productive.

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Osteoarthritis patients with severe pain 'benefit most from glucocorticoid therapy'

15 February 2016

Knee and hip osteoarthritis patients with severe pain generally experience greater benefit from intra-articular glucocorticoid therapy, according to new research.

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