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Arthritis Research UK press releases

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New research could signal progress in osteoarthritis pain relief

25 February 2014

Researchers from the Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre at the University of Nottingham have discovered a new way to potentially block the chronic, debilitating pain affecting osteoarthritis sufferers.

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New research centres to bring new hope for people with osteoarthritis

17 February 2014

Two new experimental treatment centres are aiming to develop practical ways to help people living with osteoarthritis. The Arthritis Research UK Experimental Osteoarthritis Treatment Centres, based at the University of Leeds and Oxford University, will bring together experts to develop and test novel approaches to treating the disease.

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Young arthritis sufferers choose treatments that make life normal

14 February 2014

New Arthritis Research UK-funded research at Newcastle University suggests that young arthritis sufferers make decisions based on how treatment will affect their appearance, their social life and their physical and mental well-being.

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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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