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Arthritis Today

Arthritis Today Spring 2009 front cover

Spring 2009

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Vitamin capsules

Helping patients through the minefield of complementary medicines

Is there any evidence that complementary medicines actually work for people with arthritis? Arthritis Research UK's new guide takes a hard look at available scientific proof.

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Frederic Geissmann and Andy Cope

Top Guys at King's

The two new Arthritis Research UK professors at King’s College, London, talk to Arthritis Today about their new roles – and their exciting plans for future research.

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Professor Paul Emery and a patient

What's next after anti-TNF?

What’s the future for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in the wake of anti-TNF therapy and now, other exciting new drugs? Leading rheumatoid arthritis expert and Arthritis Research UK Professor of Rheumatology at the University of Leeds, Paul Emery, shares his views with Jane Tadman.

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Coloured x-ray of a hip joint

A new way of looking at osteoarthritis

Acknowledged as one of the world’s leading experts in osteoarthritis, Professor David Felson is promising a radical new approach to research and treatment of the condition, in an exciting five-year programme of work funded by Arthritis Research UK. Jane Tadman reports.

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Gentleman with a knee brace

Knee pain on trial

Jonathan Hill and Nadine Foster from Arthritis Research UK’s new national centre for primary care research explain how successive clinical trials are developing better treatment for people with knee pain.

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PhD students James Locke and Caroline Wilson

Newcastles arthritis agenda a postgraduate focus

A multidisciplinary blend of basic science and clinical research drives an impressively successful research programme within the Musculoskeletal Research Group of Newcastle University’s Faculty of Medical Sciences.

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