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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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New WHO action plan 'will help tackle painful musculoskeletal conditions'

15 September 2016

The launch of a new World Health Organization action plan will help to raise awareness and drive actions to address arthritis and other painful musculoskeletal conditions across Europe.

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Risk-benefit profile of statin therapy 'may be more positive than expected'

09 September 2016

A new evidence review has indicated that the benefits of statin therapy may have been underestimated, while the risks could have been exaggerated.

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Smartphone research project shows link between weather and chronic pain

08 September 2016

Preliminary findings from a national smartphone research project have offered evidence of a link between weather conditions and levels of chronic pain.

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Older rheumatoid arthritis patients 'must take special care over safety of biologics'

07 September 2016

A new study has indicated that older rheumatoid arthritis patients being treated with biologics require special attention to manage safety issues.

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Rivaroxaban 'could be a safe treatment option for antiphospholipid syndrome'

30 August 2016

A new study funded by Arthritis Research UK and undertaken at University College London Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital has shown that rivaroxaban could be a safe and effective treatment for some patients with antiphospholipid syndrome.

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Steroid treatments for arthritis 'may be possible with fewer side effects'

23 August 2016

A new study has identified a possible new approach to steroid treatment for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis that carries a lower risk of side effects.

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Arthritis Research UK Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire shows benefits in new study

22 August 2016

A new study has demonstrated the potential benefits the Arthritis Research UK Musculoskeletal Health Questionnaire can provide in patient assessment.

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New government strategy on childhood obesity announced

18 August 2016

The government has unveiled a broad-ranging new strategy that aims to tackle childhood obesity - although the reaction to the plans from the medical sector has been mixed.

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Safer bone marrow transplants 'could revolutionise arthritis treatment'

15 August 2016

A safer new approach to bone marrow transplants has been developed that could potentially revolutionise the treatment of arthritis and other conditions.

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Promising rheumatoid arthritis therapy sarilumab accepted for EU review

09 August 2016

A promising new rheumatoid arthritis therapy with the potential to benefit patients who do not respond to current treatments had cleared an important regulatory milestone.

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