Arthritis Research UK press releases

Our press office is happy to assist with media enquiries about our research into arthritis, and can provide information, case studies and experts on request for national and regional media.

If you wish to contact our press officer Jane Tadman please email us or telephone 01246 558033. For out of hours media queries call 07974 203828.

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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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Aggressive treatment of psoriatic arthritis results in 'significant' improvement

28 October 2013

People with a type of arthritis affecting the skin and joints respond ‘significantly’ better to early, aggressive drug treatment compared than standard care, according to preliminary research results presented by an Arthritis Research UK lecturer at a major US conference.

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New data emphasise the need for a national public health approach to address osteoarthritis

11 October 2013

Projections by Arthritis Research UK highlight the escalating impact of knee osteoarthritis; over 8 million people in the UK are predicted to be seeking treatment for the condition in general practice by 2035.

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Norwich researchers to investigate outcomes of ankle replacement surgery

11 October 2013

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have been awarded funding of £220,000 from Arthritis Research UK to find out which patients have the best outcomes/results from after ankle replacement surgery.

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Major research awarded to Scots researchers during National Arthritis Week

10 October 2013

Medical research charity Arthritis Research UK has announced a major investment to Edinburgh and Aberdeen Universities, which could have a significant impact on the thousands of people who undergo knee replacement surgery.

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Major new research centre to search for solutions to osteoarthritis

09 October 2013

Medical research charity Arthritis Research UK and the University of Oxford have announced a major new research centre that aims to find out more about the causes of the common joint condition, osteoarthritis.

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