UK scientists move closer to creating cartilage from stem cells

Professor Sue Kimber

Arthritis Research UK scientists have succeeded in producing cartilage formed from embryonic stem cells that could in future be used to treat the painful joint condition osteoarthritis.

Dr Felicity Bishop

Psychological factors play a part in acupuncture in back pain

People with back pain who have low expectations of acupuncture before they start treatment will gain less benefit than people who believe it will work, according to new Arthritis Research UK-funded research.

Professor Anne Barton

Researchers find new gene that confirms existence of psoriatic arthritis

Researchers led by the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Genetics and Genomics at The University of Manchester have identified genetic variants that are associated with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) but not with psoriasis.


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