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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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New government strategy on childhood obesity announced

18 August 2016

The government has unveiled a broad-ranging new strategy that aims to tackle childhood obesity - although the reaction to the plans from the medical sector has been mixed.

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Safer bone marrow transplants 'could revolutionise arthritis treatment'

15 August 2016

A safer new approach to bone marrow transplants has been developed that could potentially revolutionise the treatment of arthritis and other conditions.

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New study shows how the body suppresses inflammation in the night

09 August 2016

Scientists have identified the mechanism by which the body suppresses signs of inflammation during the night, potentially opening the door for new arthritis therapies to be developed.

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Promising rheumatoid arthritis therapy sarilumab accepted for EU review

09 August 2016

A promising new rheumatoid arthritis therapy with the potential to benefit patients who do not respond to current treatments had cleared an important regulatory milestone.

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Dietary antioxidants 'could help to reduce hip osteoarthritis risk'

04 August 2016

Consuming more antioxidants could be an effective method of preventing the development of hip osteoarthritis, according to a new study.

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Generic biosimilar therapies for arthritis 'as effective as branded versions'

03 August 2016

New research has confirmed that affordable biosimilar versions of branded anti-TNF drugs are just as effective as their predecessors.

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Knee buckling 'linked with higher risk of falls and injuries in osteoarthritis patients'

29 July 2016

People with osteoarthritis who experience problems with knee buckling are more likely to suffer falls that lead to injury, according to a new study.

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Bursts of physical activity 'can offset health risk of prolonged sitting'

28 July 2016

Doing at least one hour of physical activity per day may eliminate the increased risk of death associated with sitting for eight hours a day, according to research.

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New advice suggests daily vitamin D supplements may be needed for bone health

21 July 2016

New advice has recommended that everyone needs a vitamin D intake equivalent to an average dose of ten micrograms each day in order to protect their bone and muscle health.

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Stem cell research aids development of new 'living hip replacement'

19 July 2016

Scientists have used a new technique to programme stem cells to grow new cartilage on a 3D template, allowing them to produce a living hip replacement.

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