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Arthritis news

Arthritis Research UK is the resource for anyone looking for the latest news in the fight against arthritis. We’re providing answers today and tomorrow toward a future free from arthritis.

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Hip replacements 'do not necessarily lead to increased physical activity'

25 October 2016

A review of UK clinical data has indicated that hip replacement patients do not necessarily see an increase in physical activity following surgery.

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Government "action, not words" needed to push back limits of arthritis

24 October 2016

Government Minister tells the first parliamentary debate on arthritis in over five years that arthritis is a "priority" for Government.

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Nose cartilage used to carry out successful knee repairs

21 October 2016

Cartilage taken from the nose has been successfully used to repair knee injuries for the first time.

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High cholesterol 'may play a role in onset of osteoarthritis'

21 October 2016

Researchers have identified a biological process through which high cholesterol levels may contribute to the development of osteoarthritis.

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Anti-inflammatory drugs 'could help to treat depression as well as arthritis'

21 October 2016

Anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis may have an antidepressant effect, according to a UK study.

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Long-term study highlights benefits and limitations of knee replacement surgery

19 October 2016

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has demonstrated the long-term pain relief benefits of total knee replacement surgery, as well as the factors that can have an impact on the treatment's effectiveness.

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New study shows role of protein in rheumatoid arthritis onset

10 October 2016

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has demonstrated how the mutation of a certain protein could play a key role in the development of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Overall health, smoking and weight 'can affect mortality risk after a fracture'

10 October 2016

People's overall health, smoking habits and body mass status can have an impact on exacerbating the mortality risk associated with hip fractures, according to research.

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Nanoparticle injections show promise as treatment for osteoarthritis

03 October 2016

A new study has shown how injecting nanoparticles into an injured joint to suppress inflammation could be an effective means of treating osteoarthritis in future.

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Certain painkillers 'could increase risk of heart failure'

30 September 2016

A new study has offered evidence that NSAIDs, a commonly used class of painkillers, could be increasing people's risk of heart failure.

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