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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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Certain painkillers 'could increase risk of heart failure'

30 September 2016

A new study has offered evidence that NSAIDs, a commonly used class of painkillers, could be increasing people's risk of heart failure.

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New discovery about cellular root of inflammation 'could aid arthritis treatment'

29 September 2016

A new breakthrough in understanding the cellular processes underpinning a range of inflammatory diseases could aid the development of new therapies for conditions such as arthritis in future.

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New guidance calls for more tailored care for people with multiple conditions

28 September 2016

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has published new guidance calling for patients with multiple conditions to receive more tailored and personalised treatment strategies.

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CBT 'can help chronic pain patients get better sleep'

23 September 2016

Cognitive behavioural therapy has been shown to offer benefits for people with chronic pain due to conditions such as arthritis who are suffering from insomnia - a problem that can otherwise make their pain worse.

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Government £40 million investment for arthritis research

15 September 2016

More than £40 million will be rewarded to arthritis-related research projects over the next five years, the government has announced.

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New WHO action plan 'will help tackle painful musculoskeletal conditions'

15 September 2016

The launch of a new World Health Organization action plan will help to raise awareness and drive actions to address arthritis and other painful musculoskeletal conditions across Europe.

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Risk-benefit profile of statin therapy 'may be more positive than expected'

09 September 2016

A new evidence review has indicated that the benefits of statin therapy may have been underestimated, while the risks could have been exaggerated.

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Smartphone research project shows link between weather and chronic pain

08 September 2016

Preliminary findings from a national smartphone research project have offered evidence of a link between weather conditions and levels of chronic pain.

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Older rheumatoid arthritis patients 'must take special care over safety of biologics'

07 September 2016

A new study has indicated that older rheumatoid arthritis patients being treated with biologics require special attention to manage safety issues.

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Rivaroxaban 'could be a safe treatment option for antiphospholipid syndrome'

30 August 2016

A new study funded by Arthritis Research UK and undertaken at University College London Hospital and St Thomas' Hospital has shown that rivaroxaban could be a safe and effective treatment for some patients with antiphospholipid syndrome.

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