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Arthritis patients 'can work effectively with appropriate provisions'

29 May 2015

A Canadian study has offered evidence that people with arthritis are unlikely to be a drain on workplace resources, with most benefiting from the provision of benefits and special accommodations when they are available.

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Etanercept treatment for childhood arthritis 'linked with infection risk'

29 May 2015

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has shown a link between etanercept treatment for juvenile idiopathic arthritis and a higher risk of medically significant infections.

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Anti-TNF therapies 'reduce disease activity in most psoriatic arthritis patients'

28 May 2015

A new study has indicated that around two-thirds of psoriatic arthritis patients achieve a minimal disease activity state through the use of anti-TNF therapies.

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Young arthritis patients 'seek out internet-based support structures'

26 May 2015

Young people who are severely affected by juvenile idiopathic arthritis are more likely to seek out internet-based support services and social communities, according to a US study.

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New compound shows promise in rheumatoid arthritis treatment

22 May 2015

A new kinase protein inhibitor therapy has been developed by US researchers that can potentially prevent cartilage and bone destruction in rheumatoid arthritis.

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New drug target for rheumatoid arthritis treatment discovered

21 May 2015

US researchers have identified a new drug target for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis that focuses on the cells directly responsible for cartilage damage in affected joints.

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Depression 'can amplify risk of low back pain'

20 May 2015

People with depression have an increased risk of developing episodes of lower back pain, according to research.

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Real-world study shows benefits of febuxostat over allopurinol in gout therapy

20 May 2015

A real-world US study has shown that febuxostat is more effective than allopurinol in reducing serum urate levels in gout patients.

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Subcutaneous methotrexate 'can offer benefits in rheumatoid arthritis treatment'

19 May 2015

A new study has indicated that subcutaneous methotrexate can offer benefits compared to oral options for the treatment of early rheumatoid arthritis.

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New soft tissue engineering technique 'could aid cartilage replacement'

19 May 2015

A new combination of 3D printed microfibre scaffolding and hydrogels has been shown to be an effective method of creating artificial cartilage.

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