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Lupus risk 'linked to prenatal hormone exposure'

03 March 2015

Patients exposed to high prenatal testosterone and low prenatal oestrogen are more likely to develop systemic lupus erythematosus, according to a new Japanese study.

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Long-term health risks of paracetamol 'may have been underestimated'

03 March 2015

A new UK study has demonstrated potentially damaging health effects associated with the long-term use of paracetamol.

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Poorer children with arthritis 'more likely to experience worse outcomes'

02 March 2015

A new UK study has shown a link between low socioeconomic status and worse outcomes and disease awareness among patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.

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Diet and exercise 'can help diabetes patients to avoid knee pain'

02 March 2015

An intensive programme of diet and exercise can protect overweight adults with diabetes from developing knee pain, according to a new study.

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DMARDs 'can bolster anti-TNF retention in ankylosing spondylitis and spondyloarthritis'

26 February 2015

Ankylosing spondylitis and spondyloarthritis patients are more likely to be able to stick with anti-TNF treatment when receiving DMARD therapy at the same time, according to a new study.

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New biosimilar anti-TNF therapy launched in UK

25 February 2015

Remsima, a new and more affordable biosimilar version of the anti-TNF therapy Remicade, has been launched in the UK.

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Early response to infliximab 'can predict long-term clinical response'

24 February 2015

Assessing disease activity after three months can be a good way of predicting long-term clinical response rates among rheumatoid arthritis patients who are being treated with infliximab.

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Diabetes revealed as risk factor for knee osteoarthritis progression

23 February 2015

A new study has offered evidence that the presence of diabetes should be considered as a risk factor for knee osteoarthritis progression.

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Osteoarthritis 'more common following ACLR surgery'

20 February 2015

A new study has shown that osteoarthritis is more common in patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament surgery, particularly in men.

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Jumping exercises 'may be beneficial for osteoarthritis patients'

19 February 2015

Progressive high-impact jumping exercises can improve the cartilage quality of postmenopausal women who may be at risk of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, according to a Finnish study.

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