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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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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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New smart patch study 'could aid early detection of osteoarthritis'

24 January 2017

Cardiff University researchers are working to develop a new smart patch that can detect the early signs of osteoarthritis in patients' knees.

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Chair yoga 'can effectively treat osteoarthritis symptoms in older people'

20 January 2017

Chair yoga has been shown to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life for older people with osteoarthritis.

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New treatment option for psoriatic arthritis recommended for routine NHS use

19 January 2017

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended that the drug Otezla be made available on the NHS as a treatment for psoriatic arthritis.

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Older arthritis patients 'can benefit from 45 minutes of activity per week'

13 January 2017

Older adults who suffer from arthritis can benefit from engaging in just 45 minutes of activity per week, according to a new study.

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Evolution could increase arthritis risk, study suggests

12 January 2017

Researchers from the University of Oxford have warned arthritis could become more commonplace among humans if evolutionary trends continue.

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Workplace adjustments 'can help rheumatoid arthritis patients return to work'

14 December 2016

Workplace adjustments can help people with rheumatoid arthritis return to work when they want to, according to a new Arthritis Research UK-backed study.

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Running 'may reduce knee inflammation and protect against osteoarthritis'

13 December 2016

New research has uncovered evidence that running may actually help to lower inflammation in the knee joints, delaying the development of osteoarthritis.

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Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis 'genetically distinct from other forms'

09 December 2016

A new Arthritis Research UK-funded study has indicated that systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis is genetically distinct from other forms of JIA, suggesting it needs to be classified and treated differently.

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