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Arthritis Research UK press releases

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Football and osteoarthritis study kicks off

12 February 2014

Arthritis Research UK has awarded funding to a team at the University Nottingham to find out why so many professional footballers develop osteoarthritis.

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New survey reveals romance decline in UK

11 February 2014

A new survey by Arthritis Research UK reveals that over half (54%) of people in the UK feel that their relationship is less intimate than it used to be.

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New call for collaborative first-in-disease clinical trials in arthritis

05 February 2014

Arthritis Research UK has launched a competitive call for industry and academia to develop collaborative first-in-disease clinical trials of investigational drugs for arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.

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New bid to improve knowledge of arthritis among health professionals

28 January 2014

Researchers have been awarded new funding to improve knowledge of arthritis among health professionals – as the number of people affected by the potentially crippling joint condition is set to rise.

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Depression levels higher than previously reported in people with severe rheumatoid arthritis

21 January 2014

Levels of depression and anxiety in people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are higher than previously reported, according to new Arthritis Research UK-funded research.

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New campaign highlights importance of patient records for medical research

13 January 2014

Leading medical research organisations have launched an advertising campaign to raise awareness of the importance of sharing patient data with researchers.

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Drugs related to cannabis have pain relieving potential for osteoarthritis

07 January 2014

Arthritis Research UK has revealed that chemical compounds synthesised in the laboratory, similar to those found in cannabis, could be developed as potential drugs to reduce the pain of osteoarthritis.

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Painful foot osteoarthritis affects one in six over 50s

02 January 2014

New research from the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University has shown painful foot osteoarthritis to be more common than previously thought, impacting one in six UK adults over the age of 50 - more than 3.5 million people.

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Over 100 genetic risk markers for rheumatoid arthritis identified

02 January 2014

Researchers from the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Genetics and Genomics at The University of Manchester have helped discover a further 42 genetic markers associated with rheumatoid arthritis in the largest international study to date on the topic.

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Researchers to test effectiveness of heart drug to reduce the pain of osteoarthritis

16 December 2013

Arthritis Research UK-funded researchers believe that a £1 a week heart drug could be effective in relieving the pain of osteoarthritis of the knee.

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