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Spring 2012

Arthritis Today

Arthritis Today Spring 2012 issue 156

Spring 2012

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Christine Fletcher

My silent friend

Christine Fletcher, now 63, has had rheumatoid arthritis since she was a young woman. Over the years Arthritis Research UK has been her lifeline, her ‘silent friend.’ This is her moving story.

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Osteoarthritis: a new approach to an old problem?

There’s been a sea change in the way the medical profession thinks about osteoarthritis, moving from the concept of joint degeneration and looking to a more holistic approach to patient care.

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Tim Fish

Patient priorities

Patient experiences are being used to develop new ways of assessing who gets anti-TNF and other biological therapies. Jane Tadman reports.

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Professor Rahman

Focus on University College London: research is not in vein

Antiphospholipid syndrome, also known as sticky blood syndrome, can cause havoc to the lives of sufferers. But significant new research could change the way this common condition is treated.

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