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Successful anti-TNF treatment 'can be discontinued safely'

04 December 2014

Discontinuation of a first course of anti-TNF therapy can be associated with long-term clinical benefits, according to a new study.

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Meniscal surgery 'can increase risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss'

03 December 2014

Meniscal surgery, a common orthopaedic procedure, could increase the risk of osteoarthritis and cartilage loss in some patients, according to new research.

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New study shows benefits of baricitinib for rheumatoid arthritis

03 December 2014

Baricitinib can improve the signs and symptoms of active rheumatoid arthritis in patients who cannot benefit from treatment with methotrexate.

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New study shows pain relief benefits of exercise for knee osteoarthritis patients

02 December 2014

Exercise therapy can help reduce pain sensitivity in patients with knee osteoarthritis, according to a new study.

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New study shows benefits of rheumatoid arthritis support programmes

01 December 2014

A new study has shown how an education and support programme for rheumatoid arthritis patients can have a strong positive impact on their lives.

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Raised expectations 'may affect success of rheumatoid arthritis treatment'

01 December 2014

Patients receiving golimumab as a rheumatoid arthritis therapy tended to see better outcomes when they had higher expectations for their treatment, according to research.

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New studies underline safety and efficacy of denosumab for osteoporosis

28 November 2014

New studies have shown that denosumab can reverse bone loss and lower wrist fracture rates in women with osteoporosis, without increasing risk of infection.

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Gout hospitalisations 'can be avoided through better care provision'

27 November 2014

A large proportion of gout hospitalisations could be avoided through better critical care provision, according to a new US study.

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Implanted contraceptive devices 'can increase rheumatoid arthritis risk'

25 November 2014

Women using intrauterine contraceptive devices may be at increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.

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Hip replacement 'can be beneficial for juvenile arthritis patients'

24 November 2014

Total hip replacement could be a beneficial option for juvenile arthritis patients when conservative treatments fail to provide pain relief, according to a new study.

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