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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Foul-smelling gas shows health benefits in reducing joint swelling

30 April 2013

Research partly funded by Arthritis Research UK has shown that a gas associated with the smell of rotten eggs has proven to effectively reduce joint swelling, which could lead to advances in the treatment of arthritis.

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Launch of new online video resource for young people with arthritis

26 April 2013

A new online resource that gives young people with arthritis a voice, giving them a chance to share their experiences and stories through video, goes live today (April 26).

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Discovery of new genes will help childhood arthritis treatment

22 April 2013

Arthritis Research UK-funded scientists from The University of Manchester have identified 14 new genes which could have important consequences for future treatments of childhood arthritis.

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Knee bracing can “significantly” reduce pain of kneecap osteoarthritis

19 April 2013

Wearing a knee brace has been shown to “significantly improve the pain and symptoms” of a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study funded by Arthritis Research UK.

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Newcastle University research team awarded grant to help young people with arthritis

11 April 2013

A team of researchers, funded by Arthritis Research UK, are investigating how they can help young people with arthritis make more informed choices about the drugs they take for the treatment of their condition.

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One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis at high risk of repeated falls

11 April 2013

One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis, regardless of their age, will fall once or more times a year, shows new research funded by medical research charity Arthritis Research UK.

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One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis at high risk of repeated falls

11 April 2013

One in three people with rheumatoid arthritis, regardless of their age, will fall once or more times a year, shows new research funded by medical research charity Arthritis Research UK.

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Arthritis Research UK plays a part in Access to Understanding competition celebrating accessible, science writing

20 March 2013

A competition aimed at encouraging excellence in science writing for a lay readership has been won by a PhD student whose entry was based on a piece research funded by Arthritis Research UK.

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Arthritis Research UK funded study in Birmingham to look at muscle weakness in people with arthritis

15 March 2013

Medical research charity Arthritis Research UK has awarded £235,000 to a team of Birmingham scientists to help people with muscle weakness, caused by inflammatory diseases such as arthritis.

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NHS Commissioning Board names National Clinical Directors for musculoskeletal conditions

14 March 2013

The NHS Commissioning Board announced yesterday that Professor Peter Kay has been appointed as the first National Clinical Director for musculoskeletal disorders, whilst Professor Charles Greenough has been appointed as the National Clinical Director for spinal disorders.

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