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Joint pain 'linked to changes in weather'

08 September 2015

A new European study has indicated that a causal relationship exists between joint pain and weather variables.

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Vertebroplasty 'can be as effective in treating osteoporosis as kyphoplasty'

04 September 2015

Vertebroplasty operations may be just as effective a means of spine augmentation for osteoporosis patients when compared to the more expensive and widely used kyphoplasty, a new study has shown.

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New study offers positive verdict on NSAID safety for arthritis patients

03 September 2015

A new study has offered evidence that using NSAIDs to treat arthritis should be considered safe from a cardiovascular and gastrointestinal standpoint.

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NICE draft guidance recommends new and existing rheumatoid arthritis therapies

03 September 2015

NICE has issued draft guidance recommending a number of drugs for NHS prescription for rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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Knee and hip replacements 'linked with poorer heart health'

02 September 2015

A new study has shown that knee and hip replacements may be bad for heart health.

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Growth hormone 'can reduce osteoporosis fracture risk in older women'

02 September 2015

Growth hormones can help to reduce the risk of fractures and maintain bone density in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, according to a new study.

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Gene regulating tissue damage in rheumatoid arthritis discovered

01 September 2015

Scientists have found a protein that plays a key role in regulating the severity of tissue damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis.

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New report highlights impact of rheumatic diseases on young people in work

28 August 2015

Absenteeism, job disruptions and productivity loss can be common problems in young adults with rheumatic disease, according to a new study.

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Physical activity 'can mitigate mood impact of fatigue in arthritis patients'

27 August 2015

A new study has shown that being physically active even when fatigued can help arthritis patients to reduce the impact fatigue can have on their mood.

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Weekly leflunomide shows efficacy in treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis

26 August 2015

A weekly dosing regimen for leflunomide can be just as effective as daily doses in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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