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Arthritis Research UK press releases

Our media team is happy to assist with media enquiries about our research into arthritis. We can provide:

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Search launched for product design ideas which push back the limits of arthritis

15 November 2016

Do you have a design idea that could help people with arthritis? We're partnering with the Design Council to find practical solutions to the challenges of living with arthritis.

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Scientists discover a link between DNA marks and chronic widespread muscle pain

10 November 2016

Scientists at King’s College London, funded by Arthritis Research UK, have found a link between changes in marks on the outside of DNA (epigenetics) and chronic widespread muscle pain, one of the main symptoms of fibromyalgia.

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Government must do more to support people with arthritis to work

01 November 2016

The Government has launched a new consultation looking at the employment, health and welfare support available for people with disabilities and long-term conditions such as arthritis.

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Share your Everyday and help push back the limits of arthritis

12 October 2016

To coincide with World Arthritis Day, we're launching our Share your Everyday 2016 campaign to encourage people to share their experiences of living with arthritis.

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Professor Patrick Sissons

10 October 2016

We're deeply saddened to hear the news that Professor Sir Patrick Sissons, former trustee and chair of our Scientific Strategy Committee, passed away on Sunday 25 September 2016.

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NHS too slow helping people with inflammatory arthritis

25 July 2016

The NHS is failing to assess people with rheumatoid and early inflammatory arthritis quickly enough, a clinical audit has shown.

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Two new trustees recruited to help drive our changing strategy

12 May 2016

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve appointed two new trustees to our board. Professor Sallie Lamb will contribute her primary care and therapy expertise while Alex Hesz will be adding his digital experience.

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New MSPs to fight for people with arthritis

06 May 2016

Election night 2016 in Scotland was a big night for people with arthritis, with 39 Arthritis Champions, from all of the major parties, being elected to the Scottish Parliament.

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Health service top priority for people with arthritis living in Scotland, according to new poll

05 May 2016

People with arthritis in Scotland aren't satisfied with the NHS and quality of care it provides, according to a new poll commissioned by Arthritis Research UK.

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Actress Claire King supports our Be The Difference campaign

29 April 2016

On Thursday 28 April, Coronation Street actress Claire King appeared on ITV's Lorraine to talk about her experience of living with arthritis and our new campaign: Be the Difference.

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