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Vitamin D 'instrumental in promoting immune health in older people'

03 March 2014

Vitamin D deficiency has been shown to compromise immune function among older people, putting them at an increased risk of arthritis and related conditions.

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New research show exercise can help arthritis patients

28 February 2014

A US study found regular exercise help to reduce stiffness in arthritis patients.

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New rheumatoid arthritis treatments to come to market soon

28 February 2014

Patients are set to benefit from an influx of new rheumatoid arthritis treatments.

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Juvenile fibromyalgia is a long-term condition for many patients

26 February 2014

Research shows juvenile fibromyalgia symptoms often continue into adulthood.

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Arthritis patients to benefit from new hip replacement guidance

26 February 2014

NICE has released new guidelines that will improve hip replacement surgery.

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Lupus ‘may be more common than previously thought’

25 February 2014

New research suggests lupus may be far more common in the US than scientists previously thought.

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Weight loss can ease osteoarthritis pain

24 February 2014

New research further demonstrates the link between weight and osteoarthritis.

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Spa treatments help fibromyalgia patients

24 February 2014

New research suggests spa treatments such as mud baths can sooth fibromyalgia pain and symptoms.

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Global hip and knee osteoarthritis burden 'underestimated and rising'

21 February 2014

A new global study has suggested the health burden of hip and knee osteoarthritis is underestimated, with the number of patients affected by the conditions likely to increase in the coming years.

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Splinting finger joints at night 'can help osteoarthritis patients'

20 February 2014

Using splints to immobilise the finger joints of people with osteoarthritis while they sleep can offer numerous clinical benefits, a study has shown.

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