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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 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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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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Diets high in fat and carbohydrates 'may lead to osteoarthritis'

24 April 2017

High-fat, high-carbohydrate diets have been identified as a key cause of osteoarthritis.

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Rheumatoid arthritis patients 'have experienced progress in recent decades'

19 April 2017

People living with rheumatoid arthritis have experienced significant improvements in their daily lives thanks to advances in treatment, according to an Arthritis Research UK study.

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3D-bioprinted cartilage cells successfully implanted in groundbreaking study

18 April 2017

3D-bioprinted human cartilage cells have been successfully implanted in an animal model for the first time, showing the potential of this approach to produce replacement body parts.

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NHS hospitals 'misusing pain scoring tools to restrict access to joint surgery'

11 April 2017

Many clinical commissioning groups across England are inappropriately using pain scoring tools as a means of restricting access to hip and knee surgery, a report has shown.

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