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Arthritis Research UK press releases

Our media team is happy to assist with media enquiries about our research into arthritis. We can provide:

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Clinical trial discovers a new way to prevent children with arthritis and eye disease losing their sight

27 April 2017

A trial funded by Arthritis Research UK and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has discovered a drug combination that could help thousands of children with arthritis.

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Too many Brits are putting off exercise

15 March 2017

Our survey has revealed that only half of people in the UK exercise more than once a week. We've launched Everyday exercises for everyday lives programme, in partnership with Voltarol Emulgel P*, to help people with joint pain to keep moving.

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Providing physical activity interventions for people with musculoskeletal conditions

09 March 2017

We're pleased to be launching our new report, ‘Providing physical activity interventions for people with musculoskeletal conditions’ at the annual LGA/ADPH annual conference today (9 March).

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Arthritis Research UK welcomes Rodger McMillan as the new Chair of the Board of Trustees

02 March 2017

We're pleased to announce the appointment of our new Chair, Rodger McMillan. At the same time, we say a fond farewell to Charles Maisey.

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Masonic Charitable Foundation awards grant to microbiome research

27 February 2017

The Masonic Charitable Foundation has awarded £90,000 over three years to Arthritis Research UK, to support research into the role of the microbiome in rheumatoid arthritis.

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Launch of Richmond Group Report - My Data, My Care

16 January 2017

Today the Richmond Group of Charities, of which Arthritis Research UK is a member, launches its report ‘My data, my care'.

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One in five worried about being fit enough to work next year

08 December 2016

Results of a new survey have revealed that Great Britain is a nation of 'put up and shut up' when it comes to workplace health.

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Our response to the Autumn Statement

23 November 2016

Our response to the Autumn Statement 2016 on the Employment and Support Allowance cut, and investment in research and development.

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Search launched for product design ideas which push back the limits of arthritis

15 November 2016

Do you have a design idea that could help people with arthritis? We're partnering with the Design Council to find practical solutions to the challenges of living with arthritis.

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Scientists discover a link between DNA marks and chronic widespread muscle pain

10 November 2016

Scientists at King’s College London, funded by Arthritis Research UK, have found a link between changes in marks on the outside of DNA (epigenetics) and chronic widespread muscle pain, one of the main symptoms of fibromyalgia.

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