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New study of preventative rheumatoid arthritis therapy launched

26 March 2015

A study of a potentially groundbreaking therapy that could help prevent arthritis before it develops is to be launched in the UK.

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Home-based recovery after knee surgery 'just as effective as inpatient rehabilitation'

25 March 2015

Patients who go home after knee replacement and receive physical therapy can experience similarly positive outcomes to those achieved in an inpatient rehabilitation facility, according to a US study.

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Daily pain diaries 'can slow recovery from back injuries'

24 March 2015

Keeping a daily pain diary following a serious back injury has been associated with significantly slower recovery rates by a new study, which calls into the question the value of this monitoring method.

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Early imaging for back pain in older adults 'does not lead to better outcomes'

24 March 2015

A new study has shown that early imaging for back pain in older adults is generally not associated with better outcomes.

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First blood test for osteoarthritis could soon be developed

20 March 2015

University of Warwick research means early-stage osteoarthritis could soon be detected via blood tests.

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New study may help to identify osteoarthritis patients who can benefit from insoles

20 March 2015

New research suggests measuring biomechanical measures in the ankle joint can highlight patients who would benefit from wearing lateral wedge insoles.

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Study helps scientists better understand link between testosterone and osteoporosis

18 March 2015

New research has shed light on the relationship between low testosterone in men and osteoporosis.

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Anakinra may prove effective gout treatment for the critically ill

17 March 2015

A new study has revealed critically ill people with gout reacted well to treatment with the rheumatoid arthritis drug anakinra.

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Gum disease 'may trigger rheumatoid arthritis'

16 March 2015

A new study suggests there may be a link between gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

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NICE declines to recommend cartilage repair treatment for NHS usage

13 March 2015

NICE has opted not to recommend autologous chondrocyte implantation as a means of repairing knee cartilage defects in routine NHS practice, due to the need for more evidence to support its effectiveness.

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