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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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Moderate drinking 'does not risk liver damage for methotrexate users'

29 March 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has shown that people taking methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis are not at increased risk of liver damage if they keep their drinking at moderate levels.

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New study identifies targets for blocking cartilage breakdown in osteoarthritis

28 March 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-supported study has identified certain enzymes that could be targeted as a means of preventing cartilage breakdown in osteoarthritis patients.

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New biomarker 'could aid prediction of rheumatoid arthritis outcomes'

23 March 2017

Measuring levels of a certain antibody in rheumatoid arthritis patients could be an effective way of determining their prognosis and deciding on the best course of treatment.

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Modified red blood cells 'could alleviate autoimmune diseases'

17 March 2017

New research has indicated that autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis could be prevented through the use of modified red blood cells.

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Men 'face unique challenges when coping with rheumatoid arthritis'

28 February 2017

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has shed light on the unique challenges that men face in coping mentally with their rheumatoid arthritis.

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Binding immunoglobulin protein therapy shows promise for rheumatoid arthritis

27 February 2017

A new study has demonstrated the potential benefits of using binding immunoglobulin protein as the basis for rheumatoid arthritis treatments.

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New early arthritis treatment technique used by UK hospital

22 February 2017

A UK hospital has used a new treatment technique - involving the use of a metal nail and remote-controlled magnet - to help treat knee arthritis.

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NSAID therapy 'may offer little actual benefit for back pain'

06 February 2017

A new study has shown that commonly used NSAIDs such as ibuprofen do not offer much actual benefit for people with back pain, while putting them at risk of side effects.

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Eligibility for hip and knee replacement 'could become more restricted'

27 January 2017

A number of NHS hospitals could soon restrict the availability of hip and knee replacement surgery as a cost-cutting measure.

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Immune cell study sheds new light on how inflammatory arthritis begins

25 January 2017

Scientists have been able to track the movement of immune cells to identify the key processes underpinning the beginnings of inflammatory arthritis.

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