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.

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Arthritis Research UK in new £10m MRC stratified medicine research plan

10 December 2012

Arthritis Research UK has announced its involvement with the Medical Research Council’s £10.6m investment in three major new collaborations that will advance the emerging field of stratified medicine – investigating why different patients with the same diagnosis respond differently to treatments.

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New research hope for teenagers with arthritis

25 November 2012

Arthritis Research UK launches the world’s first research centre dedicated to understanding how and why arthritis affects teenagers.

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Arthritis study reveals why gender bias is all in the genes

15 November 2012

Researchers partly funded by Arthritis Research UK have pieced together new genetic clues to the arthritis puzzle in a study that brings potential treatments closer to reality and could also provide insights into why more women than men succumb to the disabling condition.

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New £3 million musculoskeletal ageing centre to tackle age-related ill health

07 November 2012

Professor Richard Dawkins has officially launched the new £3 million musculoskeletal ageing centre partly funded by Arthritis Research UK. The MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research is a partnership between the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham, and one of only two new national centres funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Arthritis Research UK.

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New study aims to reduce winter vitamin D deficiency in older people

05 November 2012

Researchers at Newcastle University are aiming to reduce vitamin D deficiency in people over 70 during the winter months caused by lack of sunlight. The Arthritis Research UK-funded team are looking at the impact of three different doses of vitamin D supplementation on bone health.

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Arthritis Research UK announces new trustee

12 October 2012

Arthritis Research UK has appointed Professor David Isenberg to its Board of Trustees. Professor Isenberg has been the Arthritis Research UK Professor of Rheumatology at University College London since 1996, and is a leading figure in British academic rheumatology. He is the past president of the British Society for Rheumatology.

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Charity survey reveals poor public understanding of arthritis in Great Britain

08 October 2012

Arthritis Research UK concerned many people living with joint pain are unaware of importance of early diagnosis.

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Arthritis Research UK trustee appointed President of the RCGP

05 October 2012

Arthritis Research UK trustee Professor Mike Pringle has been appointed as the President of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).

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New osteoarthritis of the hand trial

04 October 2012

People with painful osteoarthritis of the hand are set to benefit from a major new clinical trial about to be launched at the University of Leeds. The £900,000 Arthritis Research UK-funded clinical trial could offer welcome relief to the eight per cent of the population affected by hand osteoarthritis.

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Patient education pilot cuts physiotherapy waiting times in half

03 October 2012

An innovative new education pilot from Wolverhampton City PCT in partnership with the medical research charity Arthritis Research UK, has halved waiting times for physiotherapy appointments and improved patient satisfaction.

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