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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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New trial to bring hope for people with knee osteoarthritis

30 September 2013

University of Leeds researchers are to carry out a major new Arthritis Research UK-funded clinical trial that could bring relief to the six million people in the UK with the potentially crippling condition of osteoarthritis of the knee.

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New method of identifying people at a high risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis

20 September 2013

Researchers at King’s College London and the University of Manchester, funded by Arthritis Research UK, have developed a new method to identify people that are at a very high-risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, using a simple blood test and information about their smoking habits.

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Arthritis Research UK leadership changes

09 September 2013

The charity has changed rapidly over the last few years and our aim is to create a modern dynamic charity that is constantly increasing its positive impact. To continue this evolution, we have made a number of exciting changes to our Senior Leadership Team.

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Broccoli could be key in the fight against osteoarthritis

28 August 2013

A compound found in broccoli could be key to preventing or slowing the progress of the most common form of arthritis, according to new research part funded by Arthritis Research UK and led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Specialist nurses as good as doctors in managing rheumatoid arthritis patients

28 August 2013

Patients attending clinical nurse specialist clinics do not get inferior treatment to that offered by consultant rheumatologists, the results of a major new Arthritis Research UK clinical trial have revealed.

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New research call offers hope of new breakthrough in repairing joint damage in arthritis patients

14 August 2013

Arthritis Research UK is aiming to fund exciting new work to repair cartilage and joint damage, by joining forces with the government’s research councils in a major new initiative to support research into regenerative medicine.

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First winner of the Young Investigator Prize for orthopaedic surgeons announced

14 August 2013

An Oxford researcher has won Arthritis Research UK’s first Young Investigator Prize for orthopaedic surgeons.

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Research shows moderate exercise could be good for your tendons

08 August 2013

Moderate exercise could be good for keeping your tendons healthy according to new research from the University of East Anglia funded by Arthritis Research UK.

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New treatment option for people with painful knee osteoarthritis

31 July 2013

People with painful osteoarthritis of the knee are being recruited to take part in a brand-new clinical Arthritis Research UK trial which could reduce their pain by altering the way they walk

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Arthritis Research UK scientists awarded £1m MRC funding to develop cancer treatments for rheumatoid arthritis

31 July 2013

Scientists at three Arthritis Research UK Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centres have been awarded £1m by the Medical Research Council for a clinical trial to see whether a drug developed to treat cancer can be ‘repurposed’ to treat rheumatoid arthritis in patients who do not respond to existing treatments.

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