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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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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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Action needed to halt the growing global impact of arthritis

31 October 2016

A new study has offered fresh evidence that musculoskeletal disorders are having an increasing impact on the lives of people around the world.

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Hip replacements 'do not necessarily lead to increased physical activity'

25 October 2016

A review of UK clinical data has indicated that hip replacement patients do not necessarily see an increase in physical activity following surgery.

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Government "action, not words" needed to push back limits of arthritis

24 October 2016

Government Minister tells the first parliamentary debate on arthritis in over five years that arthritis is a "priority" for Government.

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High cholesterol 'may play a role in onset of osteoarthritis'

21 October 2016

Researchers have identified a biological process through which high cholesterol levels may contribute to the development of osteoarthritis.

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