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Calcium supplements 'do not cause increased risk of heart disease'

12 May 2014

A new US study has offered evidence against the hypothesis that taking calcium supplements can increase women's risk of heart disease.

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Etanercept measurements 'can guide treatment of ankylosing spondylitis'

09 May 2014

New research has underlined the benefits of measuring etanercept levels in identifying overtreatment and undertreatment in ankylosing spondylitis patients.

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Exercise and education 'can reduce fall risk in osteoporosis patients'

09 May 2014

Exercise programmes and educational sessions on the fear of falling can be beneficial to the health of elderly osteoporosis patients, according to a new study.

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Osteoporosis treatment rates 'improved by better education and bone testing'

07 May 2014

Patient knowledge and bone density testing are important factors in ensuring osteoporosis is treated comprehensively and successfully, according to research.

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New bone mineral density-associated genes 'could aid osteoporosis treatment'

06 May 2014

Geneticists have identified two genes that play critical roles in regulating bone mineral density, which could aid the study and treatment of osteoporosis in future.

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New study highlights link between arthritis and fall-related injuries

02 May 2014

Arthritis may double the risk for fall-related injuries among older people, according to a new US study.

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Human cartilage grown from bone marrow stem cells for first time

01 May 2014

US engineers have been able to grow fully functional human cartilage in vitro from human stem cells derived from bone marrow tissue for the first time.

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Light physical exercise 'can help reduce arthritis-related disability'

01 May 2014

Engaging in light physical activity on a daily basis can help to prevent the onset of disability as a result of conditions such as arthritis, according to US research.

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New study finds link between uric acid levels and fracture risk

30 April 2014

Higher levels of uric acid in older men could be linked to an increased risk of fractures, according to new research.

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Ultrasound scans for inflammation 'can help measure progression' in hand osteoarthritis

30 April 2014

Signs of inflammation, as measured using ultrasound, offer a strong indicator of the progression of structural damage in hand osteoarthritis patients, according to new research.

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