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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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Osteoarthritis patients 'at an increased risk of falls and fractures'

09 May 2016

A new study has demonstrated an increased risk of falls and fractures in early-diagnosed knee and hip osteoarthritis.

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New study highlights diabetes link to glucocorticoid treatments for arthritis

05 May 2016

A study from the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology at the University of Manchester has provided insight into the link between glucocorticoid therapy and an elevated risk of diabetes.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'may be missing out on vaccinations'

04 May 2016

People with rheumatoid arthritis may not be getting the influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations they require, according to a new Arthritis Research UK-backed study.

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Probiotic supplements 'could help prevent menopause-associated bone loss'

03 May 2016

Probiotic supplements have been shown to help prevent bone loss associated with menopause in a new study of mice.

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Coping skills training and exercise 'can help knee osteoarthritis patients'

27 April 2016

A new study has shown how a programme involving pain coping skills training and exercise for knee osteoarthritis could deliver better outcomes, though it may also be expensive to administer.

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Breastfeeding 'can increase postmenopausal women's risk of osteoporosis'

14 April 2016

Breastfeeding has been shown to potentially increase postmenopausal women's risk of osteoporosis, but sufficient vitamin D and calcium intake could help to offset this risk.

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New study shows prevalence of fatigue among psoriatic arthritis patients

12 April 2016

A new study has demonstrated that fatigue is a common problem for people with psoriatic arthritis.

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New rheumatoid arthritis drug 'can succeed where others fail'

06 April 2016

A study has shown a new rheumatoid arthritis drug called baricitinib can provide benefits for patients that have failed to respond to other therapies.

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Arthritis patients 'can fend off early death by quitting smoking'

05 April 2016

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has shown that rheumatoid arthritis patients can reduce their risk of premature death by quitting smoking.

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New study shows benefits of rapid-access rheumatology clinics

05 April 2016

A study of a surgery-based rapid-access clinic has shown that this intervention can help diagnose people with rheumatic disease much more quickly than is currently possible.

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