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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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Knee bracing can “significantly” reduce pain of kneecap osteoarthritis

19 April 2013

Wearing a knee brace has been shown to “significantly improve the pain and symptoms” of a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study funded by Arthritis Research UK.

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Newcastle University research team awarded grant to help young people with arthritis

11 April 2013

A team of researchers, funded by Arthritis Research UK, are investigating how they can help young people with arthritis make more informed choices about the drugs they take for the treatment of their condition.

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One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis at high risk of repeated falls

11 April 2013

One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis, regardless of their age, will fall once or more times a year, shows new research funded by medical research charity Arthritis Research UK.

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One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis at high risk of repeated falls

11 April 2013

One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis, regardless of their age, will fall once or more times a year, shows new research funded by medical research charity Arthritis Research UK.

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Arthritis Research UK plays a part in Access to Understanding competition celebrating accessible, science writing

20 March 2013

A competition aimed at encouraging excellence in science writing for a lay readership has been won by a PhD student whose entry was based on a piece research funded by Arthritis Research UK.

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Arthritis Research UK funded study in Birmingham to look at muscle weakness in people with arthritis

15 March 2013

Medical research charity Arthritis Research UK has awarded £235,000 to a team of Birmingham scientists to help people with muscle weakness, caused by inflammatory diseases such as arthritis.

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NHS Commissioning Board names National Clinical Directors for musculoskeletal conditions

14 March 2013

The NHS Commissioning Board announced yesterday that Professor Peter Kay has been appointed as the first National Clinical Director for musculoskeletal disorders, whilst Professor Charles Greenough has been appointed as the National Clinical Director for spinal disorders.

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Arthritis Research UK trustee and director honoured at awards ceremony

08 March 2013

Arthritis Research UK trustee Richard Raworth and director of HR and Organisational Development Nicola Peachey, were honoured for their service to the charity, at the national, annual Charity Staff & Volunteers Awards 2013.

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Glasgow academics awarded grant to research new treatments for osteoarthritis

07 March 2013

A team of academics from the University of Glasgow have been awarded a £1.2million programme grant from Arthritis Research UK to bring together for the first time experts in bone, matrix, molecular and systems biology in a concerted effort to better understand osteoarthritis.

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RCGP and Arthritis Research UK launch new e-learning module on Musculoskeletal Care

07 March 2013

Musculoskeletal Care (MSK) is the focus of a new e-learning course launched this week by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) in collaboration with Arthritis Research UK.

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