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Arthritis news

The latest news on exceptional science and other developments to help people push back the ways arthritis limits their lives.

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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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New study shows how the body suppresses inflammation in the night

09 August 2016

Scientists have identified the mechanism by which the body suppresses signs of inflammation during the night, potentially opening the door for new arthritis therapies to be developed.

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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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Dietary antioxidants 'could help to reduce hip osteoarthritis risk'

04 August 2016

Consuming more antioxidants could be an effective method of preventing the development of hip osteoarthritis, according to a new study.

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