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Arthritis Today

Arthritis Today Spring 2010 front cover

Spring 2010

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Liam O'Toole

Relaunching the fight against arthritis

Dr Liam O’Toole became Arthritis Research UK’s chief executive last November. The former Head of the Office for Strategic Co-ordination of Health Research, he has considerable experience in running health and medical research bodies.

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Mesenchymal stem cell therapy

Stem cells and osteoarthritis

Stem cell treatments are often in the media as offering exciting new possible treatments for many conditions. Arthritis Research UK research manager Dr Lisa Croucher takes a look at what progress is being made in osteoarthritis.

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Progress in ankylosing spondylitis genetics

Ankylosing spondylitis expert Matt Brown outlines exciting new genetic breakthroughs that could transform treatment of this common type of inflammatory arthritis.

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Tony Redmond

Research on trial - scleroderma

Arthritis Research UK has launched a series of exciting new clinical trials with the aim of providing very practical benefits for patients. Arthritis Today reports on a condition that affect the skin and joints: scleroderma.

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Dr Laura Coates and patient Lorraine Smith

Research on trial - psoriatic arthritis

James Butler and Lorraine Smith, both diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis in the past 12 months, are getting real Rolls-Royce care.

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