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Immune study offers treatment hope for arthritis patients

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Scientists at Edinburgh University have discovered how compounds produced by the body’s immune system help to dampen inflammation and prevent damage to healthy tissues.

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Big rise in hip replacements over last decade

Official NHS figures have shown the number of hip replacements has risen significantly in England.

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Gut bacteria could lead to new treatment for inflammatory arthritis

Studying the trillions of bacteria that share our body could lead to treatment for immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.


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