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Arthritis Today

Arthritis Today Spring 2014

Spring 2014

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Professor Anne Barton and Dr Kimme Hyrich

New centres to carry on the work of the world renowned epidemiology unit

Our epidemiology unit in Manchester has enjoyed an enviable reputation as a leader in its field and has now reinvented itself as two new separate but linked centres. Jane Tadman reports.

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Professor Ray Boot Handford

Targeted treatment is the future

Stratified medicine aims to get the right treatment to the right patient at the right time. But could such a targeted approach to treating arthritis ever be a reality? Arthritis Today reports.

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Professor Anne Barton and Dr Kimme Hyrich

New research to investigate the needs of men with rheumatoid arthritis

Do men with rheumatoid arthritis have different educational needs to women, and are they currently being met?

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Exercise: the key to living with osteoarthritis

Updated national guidelines on what people with osteoarthritis can expect from the NHS have been published. Arthritis Today tells you what you need to know.

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Professor Anne Barton and Dr Kimme Hyrich

Which patients get the most benefit from ankle replacement surgery? New research aims to find out

Ankle arthritis is a painful condition that affects quality of life as much as severe hip arthritis or heart failure. Ankle replacement surgery is now available, and although numbers are small in comparison to hip and knee replacement, they are rising slowly.

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