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Arthritis Research UK press releases

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Oxford researchers gain funding for new ankylosing spondylitis research study

12 June 2013

A team at the University of Oxford has received a grant of £160,000 from Arthritis Research UK to study the function of the genes which contribute to people developing a painful inflammatory back condition called ankylosing spondylitis.

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Researchers gain funding for new hip osteoarthritis gene study

10 June 2013

Arthritis Research UK has awarded £250,000 to a team of researchers at the University of Bristol and the University of Aberdeen to study which genes can lead to people developing painful and common osteoarthritis of the hip.

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New national research centre to reduce the risks of sports injuries

07 June 2013

On Monday (10th June) Arthritis Research UK will launch a new £3m research centre aiming to reduce the impact of sports injuries incurred by elite and recreational players and understand why some sport and exercise injuries develop into debilitating osteoarthritis in later life.

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Aberdeen researchers in new stem cell research into osteoarthritis

24 May 2013

Arthritis Research UK has awarded £184,000 to a team of researchers at the University of Aberdeen to study stem cells found naturally present in people’s joints in order to develop new treatments for joint problems such as osteoarthritis.

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New funding for Cardiff researchers to develop new drugs to treat osteoarthritis

23 May 2013

Medical research charity Arthritis Research UK has awarded a team of researchers at Cardiff University a grant of £200,000 to investigate new drugs to treat early onset osteoarthritis.

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The Arthritis Research UK Garden wins gold

23 May 2013

The Arthritis Research UK Garden, designed by Chris Beardshaw, was awarded a Gold Medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013 on Tuesday 21 May.

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Laura Wright wows the crowds at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013

22 May 2013

Arthritis Research UK ambassador, Laura Wright, performed a capella in front of huge crowds at RHS Chelsea Flower Show press day.

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New survey reveals healthcare professionals’ views about getting involved in research in the NHS

15 May 2013

Healthcare professionals universally agree that the NHS should support research into treatments for patients, according to a new survey, partly commissioned by Arthritis Research UK, released today.

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Younger knee replacement patients ‘less satisfied’ with surgery outcomes than older patients

08 May 2013

People under the age of 55 who undergo knee replacement surgery are less satisfied with the outcome of the operation than older patients aged 65 to 85, even though they gain greater improvement, according to new Arthritis Research UK-funded research.

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New research aims to prevent the development of arthritis following knee surgery

02 May 2013

Arthritis Research UK researchers are hoping to reduce the high risk of osteoarthritis developing in younger people as a result of undergoing commonly-performed surgery to repair torn cartilage in the knee.

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