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Arthritis Research UK press releases

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New survey highlights severe impact of arthritis pain on daily life – but there is hope

25 April 2016

Three in four people with arthritis and joint pain say pain stops them living life to the full, according to a new survey carried out for Arthritis Research UK with The Daily Telegraph.

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PIP changes: Government ‘moving the goalposts’ for most vulnerable

18 March 2016

We're calling on the Government to reconsider its recent announcement to change the assessment of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for disabled people.

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Budget 2016: Sugar tax ‘not enough’

16 March 2016

We've welcomed the Government’s decision to introduce a sugar tax on sugary drinks, while warning that more needs to be done to prioritise the prevention of arthritis.

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Cloudy with a chance of pain? Researchers need you to find out if pain is linked to the weather

11 March 2016

With the help of people with arthritis and a new smartphone app, scientists at the University of Manchester will be able to investigate the age-old theory that there’s a link between the weather and the pain caused by arthritis.

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Big rise in hip replacements over last decade

03 March 2016

Official NHS figures have shown the number of hip replacements has risen significantly in England.

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Taking vitamin D supplements may help winter-born babies

01 March 2016

Taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy may lead to stronger bones in babies born during the winter months, a new study has shown.

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Highlights from 2015

03 February 2016

From amazing supporters to pioneering research and inspiring healthcare professionals, 2015 was a great year for us.

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Cloudy with a chance of pain app investigates link between pain and weather

27 January 2016

Scientists are on the verge of working out if the weather affects pain in people with arthritis, all thanks to the public and their smartphones.

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People with inflammatory arthritis let down by health service, new report shows

22 January 2016

The first national clinical audit for rheumatoid and early inflammatory arthritis has shown that people with these painful long-term conditions are being let down by the health service.

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Gut bacteria could lead to new treatment for inflammatory arthritis

21 January 2016

Studying the trillions of bacteria that share our body could lead to treatment for immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

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