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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Wales research centre to help 'stop arthritis in its tracks'

08 June 2012

The Arthritis Research UK Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre, based in Cardiff University’s School of Medicine, will work alongside volunteer patients from Cardiff and the Vale University Health Board, to test drugs used in other conditions to help treat South Wales patients with rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis.

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Painful knee problems to be tackled by Southampton podiatrist

08 June 2012

Lucy Gates has been awarded a £175,000 training fellowship by Arthritis Research UK to improve the way that people who have total knee replacements are treated.

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Britain's most exciting new soprano announced as a charity ambassador

23 May 2012

Arthritis Research UK has announced Laura Wright as the new ambassador for the charity at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

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Woman's 'better taste' rules in the garden

17 May 2012

British women are in charge of the nation’s gardens, according to a survey into gardening habits by leading medical research charity Arthritis Research UK.

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Twice as likely - call for better care and support for people with long term conditions and depression

24 April 2012

A new report from a coalition of leading charities working on behalf of people with long term conditions is calling for better care and support for people with long term conditions and depression. The report marks the start of Depression Awareness Week™.

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Faulty gene implicated in debilitating brittle bone disease osteoporosis

19 April 2012

Arthritis Research UK scientists have discovered new ways to help detect and treat the debilitating brittle bone disease osteoporosis.

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More effective back pain treatment could reduce NHS bill

10 April 2012

A major trial into the management of back pain run by the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University shows evidence that a stratified management approach to target the provision of primary care physiotherapy significantly improves patient outcomes and could save the NHS £120million per year.

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Changes to Inheritance Tax encourage charitable giving

03 April 2012

New changes to the rate of Inheritance Tax hope to encourage more people to include a gift to charity in their will. A gift of 10 per cent or more of an estate could reduce the amount of Inheritance Tax payable from 40 to 36 per cent.

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BST Means Vitamin D

25 March 2012

Leading medical research charity Arthritis Research UK is using the first day of British Summer Time to remind groups at risk of vitamin D deficiency to beat Britain’s grey skies and top up their levels of the essential ‘sunshine’ vitamin.

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Bone-strengthening drug strontium ranelate 'slows osteoarthritis progression'

23 March 2012

A drug licensed for the treatment of osteoporosis could also become an important therapy for osteoarthritis in the future.

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