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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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Tired of fatigue

15 May 2015

After pain, fatigue is the symptom that has the greatest impact on the lives of people with inflammatory arthritis. Jane Tadman reports on what needs to be done.

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The next big thing in rheumatoid arthritis research

15 May 2015

What’s the next big thing after anti-TNF? Making sure that drugs are targeted at the patients who are most likely to respond to them. Jane Tadman looks at working towards stratified medicine.

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New blood test for fibromyalgia moves a step closer

12 May 2015

New research by our scientists could lead to a blood test to diagnose the common pain condition fibromyalgia.

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New MPs to fight for people with arthritis

08 May 2015

Over 100 Arthritis Champions from all of the major parties have been elected to parliament. The champions have pledged to support the policies in our Prevent, Cure, Transform manifesto.

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Update into research projects for young people

07 May 2015

Researchers across the UK are trying to improve the understanding and treatment of arthritis in young people. We give an update on these projects.

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Doctors with arthritis take on the London Marathon

28 April 2015

Doctors Johan Byran and Harriet Edwards joined our team of 60 runners to conquer the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 26 April to raise money for Arthritis Research UK.

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Prime Minister joins fight against arthritis

23 April 2015

Prime Minister David Cameron has joined the fight against arthritis by becoming an Arthritis Champion. He joins Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg, leaders of the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats, in their support of our Prevent, Transform, Cure manifesto.

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Caterpillar fungus could hold the key to relieving the pain of osteoarthritis

20 April 2015

A drug from a parasitic mushroom that lives on caterpillars could become an effective new painkiller for people with osteoarthritis within six years.

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Kayley’s walk to beat pain

27 March 2015

Ten-year-old Kayley has just fought her way across tough Scottish terrain to raise £1,000 for Arthritis Research UK. Find out how you can support her.

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New study aims to reduce arthritis risk in rugby players

18 March 2015

Our researchers at the University of Oxford are working with retired international rugby players to find out more about the long-term consequences of the sport on players’ health.

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