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UK scientists move closer to creating cartilage from stem cells

02 March 2015

Our scientists have produced cartilage formed from embryonic stem cells that could in future be used to treat osteoarthritis.

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The Duchess of Cornwall meets teenagers with arthritis

12 February 2015

Our patron Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall, has visited teenagers with arthritis at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Adolescent Rheumatology and the Adolescent Inpatient Unit in London.

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Psychological factors play a part in acupuncture in back pain

12 February 2015

People with back pain who have low expectations of acupuncture before they start treatment will gain less benefit than people who believe it will work, according to new Arthritis Research UK-funded research.

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Researchers find new gene that confirms existence of psoriatic arthritis

05 February 2015

Researchers led by the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Genetics and Genomics at The University of Manchester have identified genetic variants that are associated with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) but not with psoriasis.

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Sugar solution could reduce osteoarthritis surgery risk

27 January 2015

Arthritis Research UK-funded scientists have come up with a new ‘solution’ that could reduce the risk of osteoarthritis developing in tens of thousands of people who undergo orthopaedic surgery every year – sugar.

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Raise a glass to Sarah's alcohol-free year

08 January 2015

Thinking of making a resolution this year? Sarah Houghton from the Isle of Man resolved to stay off alcohol for a year as her 2014 new year’s resolution and raise funds for us at the same time.

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A cut above!

23 December 2014

Student Jennifer Stables has proven she's a cut above the rest by shaving her head to raise money for us.

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Support #GivingTuesday to boost charitable giving

01 December 2014

We've joined #Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving, which encourages people and businesses to give their time, money or voice to charity for one day.

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Improving musculoskeletal health by empowering people

24 November 2014

Our new report, Care planning and musculoskeletal health, is calling for greater use of care planning to empower people with musculoskeletal conditions.

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LloydsPharmacy support Arthritis Research UK

20 November 2014

LloydsPharmacy is supporting Arthritis Research UK. The high street pharmacy will be donating 6% to the charity from the sale of online products referred from our website.

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