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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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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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Immune cells 'play a role in increasing heart disease risk for people with lupus'

07 December 2016

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has demonstrated how certain immune cells play a role in making lupus patients more susceptible to heart disease.

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Dietary fibre intake 'can help prevent development of knee pain'

07 December 2016

A person's dietary intake of fibre can help alleviate the development of moderate and severe knee pain, according to a new report.

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Bone scanning for osteoporosis 'could be used to predict hip fractures'

29 November 2016

An Arthritis Research UK-backed study has highlighted the role that osteoporosis plays in causing bone weakness that leads to fractures.

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New fibroblast study offers insights in rheumatoid arthritis treatment

25 November 2016

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has shed light on the role that fibroblasts play in the development of rheumatoid arthritis, potentially suggesting new approaches to treating the disease.

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Future pain therapies 'could be tailored to different kinds of pain'

21 November 2016

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has shown that pain-sensing nerves have specific functions, potentially paving the way for tailored painkillers for different conditions to be developed.

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Chronic conditions 'can lead to disability and social exclusion in middle age'

18 November 2016

People with chronic conditions such as arthritis are at greater risk of experiencing disability and reduced social participation, according to a new study.

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Genetic markers 'could help predict response to rheumatoid arthritis therapies'

17 November 2016

Data from a UK study has identified several genetic signatures that could help rheumatologists predict which patients are more likely to respond to rheumatoid arthritis therapies.

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Scientists discover how the body acts to naturally prevent lupus

15 November 2016

Scientists have discovered a molecule that plays a key role in preventing lupus, thereby opening the door for new treatments to be developed.

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