Arthritis Research UK press releases

Our press office is happy to assist with media enquiries about our research into arthritis, and can provide information, case studies and experts on request for national and regional media.

If you wish to contact our press officer Jane Tadman please email us or telephone 01246 558033. For out of hours media queries call 07974 203828.

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Arthritis patients want more psychological and emotional support

17 April 2014

New Arthritis Research UK-funded research has found a high demand for help to cope with the social and emotional implications of inflammatory arthritis. The study found that patients need more support to deal with the impact of long term pain and tiredness.

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Legacy Giving team host an update event for supporters

07 April 2014

Arthritis Research UK Legacy Giving team visited Ely to update supporters on a research project funded entirely by charitable donations.

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Arthritis Research UK celebrate fellowship holders

07 April 2014

The work of past and present fellowship award holders was celebrated recently at the Arthritis Research UK Annual Fellows' Meeting, held on 19–20 March.

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Clinicians should avoid ‘treatment by default’ for patients with back pain

01 April 2014

A physiotherapist has urged clinicians to avoid ‘treatment by default’ for patients with back pain and consider doing nothing.

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Doctors should give greater weight to the effects of low back pain on patients’ social lives

31 March 2014

The way that back pain is assessed and treated needs to change to take into account its impact on the social lives of sufferers, according to a new Arthritis Research UK-funded study.

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Genetics can explain why infections can trigger onset of types of rheumatoid arthritis

27 March 2014

A new international study has revealed how genetics could explain why different environmental exposures can trigger the onset of different forms of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Celebrating accessible science writing at the Access to Understanding competition

26 March 2014

An entry based on a publication about an Arthritis Research UK-funded study has won second place in a science writing competition.

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Leading researchers honoured for pioneering rheumatoid arthritis discovery

26 March 2014

Two leading biomedical researchers have been awarded the 2014 Canada Gairdner International Award for their work on anti-TNF treatment.

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Oxford surgeon aiming to improve longevity of popular knee replacement operation

25 March 2014

An Arthritis Research UK-funded Oxford surgeon is investigating a popularly-used type of knee replacement to find out how to improve its longevity.

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Targeted treatment of back pain leads to 50% drop in work absence

11 March 2014

Stratified care of back pain implemented by family doctors leads to ‘significant’ improvements for patients and a 50% reduction in work absence according to new research at the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre.

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