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Arthritis news

The latest news on exceptional science and other developments to help people push back the ways arthritis limits their lives.

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New early arthritis treatment technique used by UK hospital

22 February 2017

A UK hospital has used a new treatment technique - involving the use of a metal nail and remote-controlled magnet - to help treat knee arthritis.

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NSAID therapy 'may offer little actual benefit for back pain'

06 February 2017

A new study has shown that commonly used NSAIDs such as ibuprofen do not offer much actual benefit for people with back pain, while putting them at risk of side effects.

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Eligibility for hip and knee replacement 'could become more restricted'

27 January 2017

A number of NHS hospitals could soon restrict the availability of hip and knee replacement surgery as a cost-cutting measure.

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Immune cell study sheds new light on how inflammatory arthritis begins

25 January 2017

Scientists have been able to track the movement of immune cells to identify the key processes underpinning the beginnings of inflammatory arthritis.

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New smart patch study 'could aid early detection of osteoarthritis'

24 January 2017

Cardiff University researchers are working to develop a new smart patch that can detect the early signs of osteoarthritis in patients' knees.

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Chair yoga 'can effectively treat osteoarthritis symptoms in older people'

20 January 2017

Chair yoga has been shown to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life for older people with osteoarthritis.

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New treatment option for psoriatic arthritis recommended for routine NHS use

19 January 2017

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended that the drug Otezla be made available on the NHS as a treatment for psoriatic arthritis.

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Older arthritis patients 'can benefit from 45 minutes of activity per week'

13 January 2017

Older adults who suffer from arthritis can benefit from engaging in just 45 minutes of activity per week, according to a new study.

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Evolution could increase arthritis risk, study suggests

12 January 2017

Researchers from the University of Oxford have warned arthritis could become more commonplace among humans if evolutionary trends continue.

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Workplace adjustments 'can help rheumatoid arthritis patients return to work'

14 December 2016

Workplace adjustments can help people with rheumatoid arthritis return to work when they want to, according to a new Arthritis Research UK-backed study.

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