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Low back pain 'triggered by physical and mental issues'

11 February 2015

Physical and psychosocial factors - such as awkward positions, distraction and fatigue - can significantly increase the risk of low back pain onset, according to research.

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Etanercept 'could help address growth problems in juvenile idiopathic arthritis'

11 February 2015

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients treated with etanercept could be less susceptible to delayed and restricted growth, according to a new study.

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Tocilizumab 'effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis with or without DMARDs'

10 February 2015

The drug tocilizumab can be safe and effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis when offered alone or in combination with DMARD therapies, according to a new study.

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Exercise 'can help with arthritis-associated depression'

10 February 2015

A new study has indicated that exercise is associated with reductions in depressive symptoms among adults with arthritis and other rheumatic conditions.

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Osteoarthritis patients with insomnia 'can benefit from talking therapy'

09 February 2015

Cognitive behavioural therapy can help patients with knee osteoarthritis to better manage the sleep disruption that can often accompany the condition.

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Women with Sjögren's syndrome 'more likely to have sexual dysfunctions'

09 February 2015

A new study has highlighted an elevated risk of sexual dysfunction among women affected by primary Sjögren's syndrome.

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Changes in the gut microbiome 'could affect chances of getting rheumatoid arthritis'

06 February 2015

Gastrointestinal and urogenital infections have been associated with a lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis, suggesting that changes in the gut microbiome could affect the chances of getting the condition.

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Severe rheumatoid arthritis 'associated with greater risk of cardiovascular ill health'

05 February 2015

Severe cases of rheumatoid arthritis characterised by frequent flares are more likely to contribute to poor cardiovascular health, according to research.

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Fluorescent probe offers osteoarthritis diagnostic benefits

04 February 2015

A new type of fluorescent probe has been developed that can be injected into a joint to make it easier to diagnose and monitor osteoarthritis.

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New study explains why rheumatoid arthritis patients do not seek help

04 February 2015

A new UK study has shed light on a number of key factors that can prevent or encourage help-seeking among those experiencing symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.

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