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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Oxford surgeon aiming to improve longevity of popular knee replacement operation

25 March 2014

An Arthritis Research UK-funded Oxford surgeon is investigating a popularly-used type of knee replacement to find out how to improve its longevity.

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Targeted treatment of back pain leads to 50% drop in work absence

11 March 2014

Stratified care of back pain implemented by family doctors leads to ‘significant’ improvements for patients and a 50% reduction in work absence according to new research at the Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre.

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New research points to talking-therapy treatments to manage osteoarthritis pain

04 March 2014

Arthritis Research UK-funded scientists have shown for the first time that abnormalities in the way the brain experiences pain may be to blame for the chronic pain of osteoarthritis.

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New research could signal progress in osteoarthritis pain relief

25 February 2014

Researchers from the Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre at the University of Nottingham have discovered a new way to potentially block the chronic, debilitating pain affecting osteoarthritis sufferers.

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New research centres to bring new hope for people with osteoarthritis

17 February 2014

Two new experimental treatment centres are aiming to develop practical ways to help people living with osteoarthritis. The Arthritis Research UK Experimental Osteoarthritis Treatment Centres, based at the University of Leeds and Oxford University, will bring together experts to develop and test novel approaches to treating the disease.

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Young arthritis sufferers choose treatments that make life normal

14 February 2014

New Arthritis Research UK-funded research at Newcastle University suggests that young arthritis sufferers make decisions based on how treatment will affect their appearance, their social life and their physical and mental well-being.

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Football and osteoarthritis study kicks off

12 February 2014

Arthritis Research UK has awarded funding to a team at the University Nottingham to find out why so many professional footballers develop osteoarthritis.

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New survey reveals romance decline in UK

11 February 2014

A new survey by Arthritis Research UK reveals that over half (54%) of people in the UK feel that their relationship is less intimate than it used to be.

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New call for collaborative first-in-disease clinical trials in arthritis

05 February 2014

Arthritis Research UK has launched a competitive call for industry and academia to develop collaborative first-in-disease clinical trials of investigational drugs for arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.

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New bid to improve knowledge of arthritis among health professionals

28 January 2014

Researchers have been awarded new funding to improve knowledge of arthritis among health professionals – as the number of people affected by the potentially crippling joint condition is set to rise.

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