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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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Contraceptive pill 'may lower risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women'

22 August 2017

Long-term use of the contraceptive pill could help to reduce women's risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study.

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Cost of arthritis

22 August 2017

The Times today featured a letter to editor which reports that Arthritis Research UK is calling for arthritis to be recognised for what it is: a public health priority and a significant problem facing the UK.

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New study highlights key quality of life factors for ankylosing spondylitis

17 August 2017

Scientists have identified pain, fatigue and poor physical function among the factors most likely to be associated with a poor quality of life in people with ankylosing spondylitis.

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Rheumatoid arthritis risk 'may be elevated for people in certain jobs'

11 August 2017

Certain occupations may put workers at an elevated risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, including manufacturing work for males and healthcare sector work among women.

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New study to assess whether painkillers make axial spondyloarthritis harder to detect

08 August 2017

A new Arthritis Research UK-funded study is being launched to determine whether the use of painkillers is making it harder to diagnose axial spondyloarthritis.

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People in England 'set to live longer with ill health in future'

18 July 2017

Rising life expectancy rates are resulting in people in England living for longer with chronic pain and poor health, according to a new study.

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NHS funding squeeze 'making it harder to access hip and knee surgery'

06 July 2017

Access to hip and knee surgery is increasingly being rationed due to ongoing pressures on the NHS, according to a new report.

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Eating more fish 'can alleviate rheumatoid arthritis symptoms'

22 June 2017

People who eat more fish may experience reduced rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, according to a new study.

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New study highlights patient concerns about glucocorticoid side effects

14 June 2017

Weight gain, insomnia and "moon face" have been highlighted as common side effects that cause concerns for patients being treated with glucocorticoids.

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New study identifies stem cells that can help repair knee joints

22 May 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has identified key stem cells that may have a part to play in helping to maintain and repair the knee joints.

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