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Summer 2010

Arthritis Today

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Summer 2010

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Skeleton of pain

Focus on Nottingham – the Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre

Pain is the number one concern for patients with arthritis, yet there have been too few advances in how to manage it. The new Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre at the University of Nottingham aims to achieve a greater understanding of it.

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Punch Cures the Gout, the Colic and the Tisic-Gillray’s famous gout cartoon

Gout - it's no laughing matter

If gout can be cured, why is it on the increase and why are so many people still suffering? A new Arthritis Research UK study may shed some light on why gout is still about – and how it can be treated more effectively.

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Sally Roberts

Stem cell therapies - offering hope or just hype?

In the second of a three-part series looking at developments in stem cell therapy to treat osteoarthritis, Jane Tadman looks at an exciting new project in Oswestry.

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Resistance training works!

Resistance training is far from futile

New research has shown the effectiveness of weight-training in people with rheumatoid arthritis. Jane Tadman finds out more.

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Two of the Three Peaks challangers

Academics hoping to reach the peak of achievement

An 11-strong team of surgeons, rheumatologists, scientists and students, all of whom have a special interest in arthritis and are involved with Arthritis Research UK, are attempting the Three Peaks Challenge.

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New Research

Can vitamin D help prevent arthritis?

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John Hinde and wife Ann in their garden on the Wirral

A Growing Relationship

NGS Gardens Open for Charity (The National Gardens Scheme) has chosen Arthritis Research UK as its charity of the year for 2010. Keen gardener, arthritis sufferer and NGS trustee John Hinde explains how gardening gave him a new lease of life.

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