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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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Generic biosimilar therapies for arthritis 'as effective as branded versions'

03 August 2016

New research has confirmed that affordable biosimilar versions of branded anti-TNF drugs are just as effective as their predecessors.

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Knee buckling 'linked with higher risk of falls and injuries in osteoarthritis patients'

29 July 2016

People with osteoarthritis who experience problems with knee buckling are more likely to suffer falls that lead to injury, according to a new study.

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Bursts of physical activity 'can offset health risk of prolonged sitting'

28 July 2016

Doing at least one hour of physical activity per day may eliminate the increased risk of death associated with sitting for eight hours a day, according to research.

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New advice suggests daily vitamin D supplements may be needed for bone health

21 July 2016

New advice has recommended that everyone needs a vitamin D intake equivalent to an average dose of ten micrograms each day in order to protect their bone and muscle health.

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Stem cell research aids development of new 'living hip replacement'

19 July 2016

Scientists have used a new technique to programme stem cells to grow new cartilage on a 3D template, allowing them to produce a living hip replacement.

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Non-Europeans 'at an increased genetic risk of lupus'

18 July 2016

Non-Europeans have a higher frequency of gene variants that increase the risk of lupus, a new study has confirmed.

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Severe rheumatoid arthritis therapy receives provisional UK recommendation

14 July 2016

NICE has issued new draft guidance recommending certolizumab pegol for NHS use as a treatment for a wider range of severe rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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Bone tissue grown by applying vibration to stem cells in new study

08 July 2016

A revolutionary technique has been developed that could make it possible to create new bone tissue by applying vibration to stem cells.

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Rheumatoid arthritis pain 'linked with higher chance of fatigue'

08 July 2016

Rheumatoid arthritis patients with higher levels of pain are also likely to be at a greater risk of fatigue, underlining the need for better management of the condition.

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Nerve stimulation device 'can offer relief from rheumatoid arthritis symptoms'

05 July 2016

A new vagus nerve stimulation device has been shown to help to significantly reduce rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.

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