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Low bone mineral density 'may be linked to poor heart health'

14 July 2014

Lower bone mineral density could be associated with an elevated risk of heart disease, suggesting new research may be needed into the link between osteoporosis and heart failure.

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Omega-3 supplements 'could offer osteoarthritis treatment benefits'

11 July 2014

Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to lessen the severity of osteoarthritis in mice in a new US study.

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Weather conditions 'do not affect low back pain'

10 July 2014

New Australian research has suggested the common perception that weather conditions affect low back pain cannot be scientifically substantiated.

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New type of arthritis therapy shows promise in treating multiple diseases

10 July 2014

An international research project has demonstrated the effectiveness of a new class of anti-arthritic drugs in effectively treating multiple inflammatory diseases.

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Tacrolimus 'offers long-term lupus nephritis benefits'

09 July 2014

New research has underlined the long-term benefits of tacrolimus as a treatment for lupus nephritis.

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New calcium/collagen supplement shows bone health benefits

08 July 2014

KoACT, a dietary supplement that combines calcium and collagen, has been shown in a clinical study to offer bone strength and flexibility benefits for postmenopausal women.

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New study shows certolizumab pegol benefits for psoriatic arthritis

07 July 2014

The benefits of certolizumab pegol therapy on patient-reported outcomes for psoriatic arthritis have been demonstrated in a new clinical trial.

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Physical activity 'aids health quality in knee osteoarthritis patients'

07 July 2014

A strong relationship between physical activity and health-related utility levels has been observed in a study of patients with or at risk for osteoarthritis.

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Knee osteoarthritis 'causes nocturnal pain that disrupts sleep'

04 July 2014

Nocturnal knee pain and sleep problems have been shown to be a growing risk in patients with osteoarthritis, impacting their quality of life.

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New UK study into sciatica management approaches receives funding

04 July 2014

Arthritis Research UK-supported scientists have received funding for a new study that will assess improved ways of treating patients with sciatica.

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