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Arthritis comorbidities 'can cause a greater impact on quality of life'

24 April 2015

Arthritis patients with more chronic comorbid conditions may be at particular risk for poor physical and mental health, according to a new study.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'may be able to safely reduce etanercept dosage'

24 April 2015

Rheumatoid arthritis patients who have achieved stable low disease activity with etanercept could benefit from tapering their dosage, according to a new study.

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Self-referral for physiotherapy services 'could save millions for NHS'

22 April 2015

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is calling for physiotherapists to be made the first point of contact for patients suffering back pain and other musculoskeletal problems.

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New childhood syndrome combining arthritis and lung disease discovered

21 April 2015

A previously unknown childhood autoimmune syndrome, characterised by a combination of severe lung disease and arthritis, has been identified US researchers.

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Osteoporosis patients 'at greater risk of hearing loss'

21 April 2015

People who have osteoporosis have a much higher risk of developing sudden deafness than those who do not have the disease, according to a new study.

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Rheumatoid arthritis 'associated with premature or underweight births'

21 April 2015

Severe rheumatoid arthritis in early pregnancy has been shown to be associated with a greater risk of preterm delivery and low birth weight.

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Total ankle replacement 'can aid end-stage ankle arthritis patients'

21 April 2015

Elderly arthritis patients may benefit from undergoing total ankle arthroplasty, a new study has suggested.

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Allopurinol 'does not worsen acute gout attacks'

17 April 2015

A US study has revealed the common conception that the drug Allopurinol worsens acute gout attacks may be false.

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Paracetamol 'can dull both pain and pleasure'

16 April 2015

New research suggests taking paracetamol may suppress emotions.

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Study finds link between gout and increased risk of vascular disease

14 April 2015

Research has identified that gout patients, and particularly women, are more at risk of developing vascular disease.

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