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 failing to take expensive, effective medication

28 August 2014

Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study.

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Surgery to repair severe heel fractures is ineffective

12 August 2014

Commonly performed surgery to mend severe heel fractures is no more effective than non-surgical treatment, according to the results of an Arthritis Research UK-funded clinical trial.

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Investigation of ‘devastating’ palindromic rheumatism

04 August 2014

A leading Leeds-based arthritis expert has won funding from Arthritis Research UK to investigate a ‘devastating’ but poorly-understood form of the condition.

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New public health report launched

29 July 2014

Arthritis Research UK has launched its ground-breaking public health report with a breakfast briefing at the Royal Society for Public Health.

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Tribute paid to late Arthritis Research UK president

25 July 2014

Chief executive of Arthritis Research UK, Dr Liam O’Toole, has paid tribute to the charity’s former president, Lord Lewis of Newnham, who has died at the age of 86.

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Long-term supporter represents England in powerchair football

25 July 2014

David Lewis, who has systemic-onset JIA, has represented England in the European Powerchair Football Association Nations Cup.

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Researchers aim to improve outcome of knee replacement surgery

10 July 2014

A team of researchers at the University of Warwick have been awarded funding from Arthritis Research UK to improve the success of knee replacement surgery.

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Partial knee replacement safer than total knee replacement

08 July 2014

Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement according to a new study published in The Lancet today (8 July).

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Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall meets researchers

02 July 2014

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall carried out her first engagement in her capacity as Patron of Arthritis Research UK yesterday during a visit to Cardiff University.

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Grant awarded to explore genes associated with rheumatoid arthritis

27 June 2014

A researcher from the University of Manchester has received funding from medical research charity Arthritis Research UK to help identify the genes involved in developing rheumatoid arthritis.

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