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Arthritis Research UK press releases

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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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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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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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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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Pro Bono Bio supports Arthritis Research UK through humanitarian programme

03 December 2013

The manufacturer of FLEXISEQ™, Pro Bono Bio, is supporting Arthritis Research UK through the UK launch of the topical gel by giving the medical research charity an exclusive opportunity to sell the product through our online shop until late January 2014.

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New research reveals prevalence and impact of chronic pain in ethnic communities

20 November 2013

A new study in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, funded by medical research charity Arthritis Research UK, may help improve GPs’ understanding of chronic musculoskeletal pain amongst different ethnic groups and develop better strategies for self-management as a result.

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Joint protection education 'effective' in supporting patients' management of osteoarthritis in the hand

12 November 2013

Joint protection education, provided by occupational therapists, is an effective way of supporting older adults with hand osteoarthritis to manage their condition new research has shown.

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