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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Specialist nurses as good as doctors in managing rheumatoid arthritis patients

28 August 2013

Patients attending clinical nurse specialist clinics do not get inferior treatment to that offered by consultant rheumatologists, the results of a major new Arthritis Research UK clinical trial have revealed.

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New research call offers hope of new breakthrough in repairing joint damage in arthritis patients

14 August 2013

Arthritis Research UK is aiming to fund exciting new work to repair cartilage and joint damage, by joining forces with the government’s research councils in a major new initiative to support research into regenerative medicine.

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First winner of the Young Investigator Prize for orthopaedic surgeons announced

14 August 2013

An Oxford researcher has won Arthritis Research UK’s first Young Investigator Prize for orthopaedic surgeons.

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Research shows moderate exercise could be good for your tendons

08 August 2013

Moderate exercise could be good for keeping your tendons healthy according to new research from the University of East Anglia funded by Arthritis Research UK.

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New treatment option for people with painful knee osteoarthritis

31 July 2013

People with painful osteoarthritis of the knee are being recruited to take part in a brand-new clinical Arthritis Research UK trial which could reduce their pain by altering the way they walk

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Arthritis Research UK scientists awarded £1m MRC funding to develop cancer treatments for rheumatoid arthritis

31 July 2013

Scientists at three Arthritis Research UK Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centres have been awarded £1m by the Medical Research Council for a clinical trial to see whether a drug developed to treat cancer can be ‘repurposed’ to treat rheumatoid arthritis in patients who do not respond to existing treatments.

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New research to develop ‘urgently needed’ treatment package for patients with severe auto-immune disease

30 July 2013

A Newcastle researcher is aiming to develop an ‘urgently needed’ treatment package for people with a severe but little-known autoimmune condition that makes it difficult for sufferers to cry and to swallow.

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New research in Bristol to investigate the needs of men with rheumatoid arthritis

30 July 2013

A researcher from the University of the West of England in Bristol has been awarded new funding from medical research charity Arthritis Research UK to investigate the needs of men with rheumatoid arthritis.

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New carpal tunnel syndrome trial to investigate most effective treatment

18 July 2013

Researchers at Keele University have been awarded funding from Arthritis Research UK to find out more about the effectiveness of common treatments for carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful, common condition affecting trapped nerves in the hand and wrists.

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New report into people with arthritis' awareness of their rights within the NHS Constitution

11 July 2013

A report from Arthritis Research UK published today sheds new light on the awareness that people with arthritis have of their rights within the NHS Constitution, their need for information and support and their experiences of living with the pain of arthritis.

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