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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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Study to investigate the economic benefits of musculoskeletal research to society

29 July 2015

A new study initiated this month by five leading research funders and institutions will estimate the health and economic benefits of UK investment in medical research into musculoskeletal conditions.

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Researchers in £1m hunt for genes that cause osteoarthritis

13 July 2015

The research team behind a major breakthrough in the search for genes that cause osteoarthritis have been awarded further major funding to develop their groundbreaking work.

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Budget 2015: our concerns about changes to the welfare system

08 July 2015

We've responded with concern to announced changes to the benefits system in today's Budget, which have the potential to impact unfairly on people with arthritis.

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Talking therapy shows promise for people with chronic low back pain

16 June 2015

A form of talking therapy is a credible and promising treatment for people with chronic low back pain who also suffering from related psychological stress, new research has revealed.

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Over 60 MPs join fight to end pain of arthritis

12 June 2015

The fight to end the pain of arthritis received a massive boost as over 60 MPs agreed to be Arthritis Champions at our parliamentary reception.

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Rallying to fight arthritis

11 June 2015

Christmas came early to the streets of Europe last weekend after a group of supporters dressed up as Father Christmas and his elves to do the Monte Carlo or Bust rally to raise money for us.

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Stem cell discovery paves way for targeted osteoarthritis treatment

10 June 2015

Our scientists at the University of York have made a significant advance that could make cell-based treatments for arthritis less of a lottery.

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Adventurers abseil for arthritis

09 June 2015

Five daredevil supporters abseiled down Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth over the weekend to raise money for us.

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Young supporters run for us

05 June 2015

Five-year old Lucy and seven-year old Oliver Cleveland from Sidcup, Kent, put on their running shoes last month and completed a mile-long run to raise money for us.

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Million pound award for body clock researchers

02 June 2015

Two scientists have won separate prestigious fellowship awards totalling nearly £1.3 million to investigate the role of the body clock in developing new arthritis treatments.

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