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First blood test for osteoarthritis could soon be developed

20 March 2015

University of Warwick research means early-stage osteoarthritis could soon be detected via blood tests.

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New study may help to identify osteoarthritis patients who can benefit from insoles

20 March 2015

New research suggests measuring biomechanical measures in the ankle joint can highlight patients who would benefit from wearing lateral wedge insoles.

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Study helps scientists better understand link between testosterone and osteoporosis

18 March 2015

New research has shed light on the relationship between low testosterone in men and osteoporosis.

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Anakinra may prove effective gout treatment for the critically ill

17 March 2015

A new study has revealed critically ill people with gout reacted well to treatment with the rheumatoid arthritis drug anakinra.

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Gum disease 'may trigger rheumatoid arthritis'

16 March 2015

A new study suggests there may be a link between gum disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

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NICE declines to recommend cartilage repair treatment for NHS usage

13 March 2015

NICE has opted not to recommend autologous chondrocyte implantation as a means of repairing knee cartilage defects in routine NHS practice, due to the need for more evidence to support its effectiveness.

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New cartilage-stimulating gene therapy shows arthritis treatment potential

12 March 2015

A new phase IIa trial has highlighted the potential benefits of an injectable cell-mediated gene therapy stimulating cartilage growth in degenerative knee arthritis patients.

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ACL injuries 'do not increase risk of osteoarthritis'

11 March 2015

A loss of anterior cruciate ligament integrity should not be considered a predictor of elevated osteoarthritis risk, according to a new study.

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Sarilumab plus methotrexate 'can be effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis'

11 March 2015

A combination treatment of sarilumab plus methotrexate has demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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New study highlights potential long-term impact of sporting injuries in young people

10 March 2015

Young people who suffer a sport-related knee injury are more likely to experience post-traumatic osteoarthritis and other negative health consequences, according to a new study.

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