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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 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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Osteoarthritis 'can be prevented by improving diet and exercise'

17 May 2017

A good diet and regular exercise can be an effective means of preventing osteoarthritis, according to an expert review.

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New study highlights role of common gene variations in ankylosing spondylitis

16 May 2017

A new study has shed new light on the genetic origins of ankylosing spondylitis, suggesting the condition is associated with genetic variations that are more common than previously thought.

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New study aims to improve analysis of physical activity in osteoarthritis patients

16 May 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has offered guidance on new ways in which the assessment of exercise habits in osteoarthritis patients could be made more consistent.

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Knee surgery 'should not be used to treat degenerative knee disease'

11 May 2017

A panel of international experts has recommended against the use of knee arthroscopy in almost all patients with degenerative knee disease.

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Noisy knee joints 'may be a sign of osteoarthritis'

08 May 2017

People with noisy knee joints may be at a greater risk of developing knee osteoarthritis, a new study has shown.

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Common rheumatoid arthritis risk factors 'also affect those of African descent'

05 May 2017

A new study has indicated that genetic and environmental factors associated with rheumatoid arthritis in people from European and Asian backgrounds also apply to those of African descent.

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Women of South Asian descent 'may be at greater risk of osteoporosis'

27 April 2017

A UK study has indicated that women of South Asian descent could be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life than white women.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'at an increased risk of atherosclerosis'

25 April 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has offered evidence that rheumatoid arthritis patients are at a higher risk of atherosclerosis.

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