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Arthritis news

The latest news on exceptional science and other developments to help people push back the ways arthritis limits their lives.

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Low back pain sufferers 'often receiving inappropriate care'

06 April 2018

New research has highlighted a recurring problem of inappropriate treatment for lower back pain around the world.

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New formulation of ibuprofen shows benefits in treating joint pain

27 March 2018

A new formulation of the pain relief drug ibuprofen has been shown to offer proven benefits in the treatment of joint pain.

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Study shows potential of imaging methods for systemic sclerosis-related Raynaud's phenomenon

22 March 2018

An Arthritis Research UK study has highlighted the benefits of two methods that could be used to measure systemic sclerosis-related Raynaud's phenomenon in future clinical trials.

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New study demonstrates no benefit to off-label hand osteoarthritis therapy

22 February 2018

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has shown there is no benefit to taking hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for hand osteoarthritis.

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Cartilage cell transplantation procedure for arthritis approved by NHS

19 February 2018

A cartilage cell transplantation procedure for the treatment of arthritis has been approved for use across the NHS, thanks to a growing body of research supporting its effectiveness.

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Fibre-rich foods 'may help protect against joint diseases and improve bone health'

22 January 2018

A fibre-rich diet can have a positive influence on chronic inflammatory joint diseases, according to new research.

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Osteoarthritis 'could be re-categorised as two distinct groups of disease'

17 January 2018

Osteoarthritis could be thought of as two separate and distinct diseases, according to a new Arthritis Research UK-funded study.

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Screening for osteoporosis 'can be effective in preventing hip fractures'

11 January 2018

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has indicated that community screening for osteoporosis could prevent more than a quarter of hip fractures in older women.

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Overweight rheumatoid arthritis patients 'less likely to achieve remission'

21 December 2017

People who are overweight are less likely to achieve remission for early rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has shown.

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Vitamin D 'may help prevent development of rheumatoid arthritis'

21 November 2017

Maintaining sufficient vitamin D levels may help to prevent the onset of rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has shown.

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