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New study identifies targets for blocking cartilage breakdown in osteoarthritis

New study identifies targets for blocking cartilage breakdown in osteoarthritis

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

New fibroblast study offers insights in rheumatoid arthritis treatment

New fibroblast study offers insights in rheumatoid arthritis treatment

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.

A strand of DNA

Scientists discover a link between DNA marks and chronic widespread muscle pain

Scientists at King’s College London, funded by Arthritis Research UK, have found a link between changes in marks on the outside of DNA (epigenetics) and chronic widespread muscle pain, one of the main symptoms of fibromyalgia.

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