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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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Definition of remission for lupus patients 'may need refining'

18 December 2015

Researchers have called for the definition of remission in lupus patients to be reviewed after revealing that many patients deemed to be in remission still experience a range of symptoms.

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Golimumab proven effective as a rheumatoid arthritis therapy

17 December 2015

The safety and efficacy of subcutaneous golimumab has been demonstrated in rheumatoid arthritis patients who have failed to respond to methotrexate therapy.

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Fracture liaison services 'can help avoid second breakages'

16 December 2015

A new study has shown the effectiveness of fracture liaison services in helping fracture patients to avoid suffering another breakage.

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Biomarker-based tests 'can help predict rheumatoid arthritis relapses'

14 December 2015

Multibiomarker disease activity tracking has been identified as a means of allowing prediction of relapse in more than 80 per cent of rheumatoid arthritis patients.

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Benefits of physical activity for rheumatoid arthritis patients affirmed by new study

11 December 2015

A new French review has underlined the benefits that physical activity can deliver for rheumatoid arthritis patients, while highlighting it as a key therapeutic solution for this group.

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Hip osteoarthritis 'often missed by x-ray scans'

10 December 2015

A new study has indicated that signs of hip osteoarthritis are not always detectable via x-ray scans, suggesting people suspected of having the condition may need to be treated regardless of scan results.

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Severe knee osteoarthritis 'increases the risk of damaging falls'

08 December 2015

Patients with severe knee osteoarthritis have been shown to be at greater risk of falling by a new study, underlining the therapeutic benefits of total knee replacements.

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New study highlights advantages of anti-TNFs for psoriatic arthritis

07 December 2015

A new study has shown the long-term efficacy and quality of life benefits of anti-TNF therapies for psoriatic arthritis patients who are not responding to conventional therapy.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'less likely to discontinue biologic therapies'

04 December 2015

A new study has demonstrated lower discontinuation rates associated with biologic and anti-TNF therapies, highlighting their effectiveness in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Certolizumab pegol shows quality of life benefits in rheumatoid arthritis

02 December 2015

A new study has shown the health-related quality of life benefits associated with the rheumatoid arthritis therapy certolizumab pegol.

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