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Wednesday 19th December 2018

Knee osteoarthritis can be treated with a combination of joint mobilisation and exercise

A new clinical trial has found that exercise, combined with mobilisation to realign the kneecap, can reduce knee osteoarthritis pain and improve the quality of life for people with arthritis.The study – which took place at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, found that a combination of joint mobilisation and exercise significantly decreased pain for people with knee osteoarthritis.

Monday 24th September 2018

Could MRI imaging detect early signs of heart disease in lupus sufferers?

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in the joints, skin and many other organs throughout the body. Modern treatments have improved the outlook for people with lupus, however there is currently no cure. It remains a variable and unpredictable condition and may even be life-threatening for people whose vital organs, like the heart, are affected.Careful monitoring of the condition...

Thursday 26th July 2018

Minister urges employers to make workplace adjustments for people with arthritis

  Minister urges employers to make workplace adjustments for people with arthritis The Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton, has called on employers across the country to make workplace adjustments for people with arthritis and related conditions. According to the latest statistics, arthritis and related conditions such as back pain account for 30 million working day...

Sunday 15th July 2018

Research explores link between mental health and rheumatoid arthritis

  A new study has gone further towards ensuring people living with both rheumatoid arthritis and mental health problems get the best treatment for them. Rheumatoid arthritis affects the whole body, but we know that it can also have an impact on a person’s mental health. Around a third of the 400,000 people in the UK with rheumatoid arthritis also experience mental health issues. This co...

Thursday 12th July 2018

MPs learn more about aids and adaptations

  On 11th July we hosted a Parliamentary event to discuss our new report ‘Room to Manoeuvre’. The event was attended by the Minister of State at the Department of Health and Social Care Caroline Dinenage, Shadow Minister for Social Care and Mental Health Barbara Keeley, and Shadow Minister for Public Health Sharon Hodgson, alongside numerous MPs and stakeholder...

Thursday 28th June 2018

Report reveals people with arthritis are missing out on vital support in their homes

  People with arthritis are missing out on aids and adaptations they are entitled to from local authorities, putting their independence and safety at risk and placing an unnecessary financial burden on families, warns a new report from Arthritis Research UK. The charity, which champions the needs of the 17.8m people in the UK with arthritis and related conditions, says 8 in 10 people with art...

Wednesday 13th June 2018

Men and women with rheumatoid arthritis 'may need different types of support'

An Arthritis Research UK-funded study has found that men and women living with rheumatoid arthritis may respond to different types of support to help them manage the everyday impact the condition has on their lives.The research underlines the fact that many men are struggling with rheumatoid arthritis, and suggests that some men may respond better to different support.A significant proportion of m...

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Research funding to help people live well with arthritis and find a cure

 New funding from Arthritis Research UK promises to boost the search for an arthritis cure and improve the lives of people living with arthritis today. The charity is inviting researchers, whose projects aim to take society closer to a future free from arthritis, to apply for its ‘Stacking the odds towards a cure’ funding. It is also seeking funding applications for research expl...

Monday 28th May 2018

Government responds to inquiry on benefits assessment process

In April 2018 the Government responded to findings from the Work and Pensions select committee following an inquiry into the assessment process for two benefits: Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). Sarah Newton, the Minister for Disabled People, began by thanking the almost 3,500 individuals who shared their personal experiences with the committee. Thank...

Monday 21st May 2018

Study finds no link between gout and risk of broken bones

People with gout are not generally at an increased risk of suffering a fracture, new research has shown.A study funded by NIHR and led by researchers based at Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre at Keele University has shown that neither the disease itself nor its associated treatments are likely to increase a person's risk of broken bones.A large-scale study An increased risk of fractur...

Wednesday 9th May 2018

Voices from the social care system

On 10 May 2018 the Care and Support Alliance, of which we are members, released a powerful new report called Voices from the social care system. The report is based on the results of the Big Social Care survey conducted earlier this year. Almost 4,000 people shared their experience, including over 1,100 living with arthritis. Thanks to all of our supporters who shared their experiences in this su...

Thursday 3rd May 2018

Arthritis Research UK joins forces with Medical Research Council to tackle childhood arthritis

Arthritis Research UK has partnered with the Medical Research Council (MRC) to study childhood arthritis and develop tailored treatments for the one in every 1,000 children affected by the condition in the UK. With nearly £5 million in funding - including £500,000 from Arthritis Research UK - the CLUSTER childhood arthritis study will follow the ongoing health of 5,000 children aged u...

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Tackling the challenges of living with multiple health conditions

We know that many people with arthritis also live with other conditions – this is known as ‘multimorbidity’. Living with many conditions can have a huge impact on individuals: there can be more medication and medical appointments to manage, or one condition could impact on a person’s ability to manage another. It also has a knock-on effect on health and care, for example a ...

Study shows historical differences in outcomes for people with arthritis

A new study has shed light on how outcomes for people diagnosed with arthritis since the turn of the century compare to those diagnosed in the 1990s.The study, published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, examines how disease activity, disability and mortality have changed over time for people with early inflammatory arthritis. Using data from the ‘Norfolk Arthritis Register (NOAR)&rsq...

New study to explore personalised care for people with shoulder pain

A collaboration is being launched by UK scientists to develop new clinical tools to offer personally-tailored interventions for people with shoulder pain.Led by Keele University with joint funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Arthritis Research UK, the programme will be one of the largest ever research efforts that NIHR has jointly funded with a charity, and will help...

Monday 30th April 2018

Positive news for paediatric rheumatology services in Wales

Our campaign to establish a rheumatology service for children and young people in Wales has received a number of boosts this month. Wales is the only home nation without a full multidisciplinary paediatric rheumatology service. Current provision is made up of part-time and limited services. This means many children and young people are travelling significant distances which often exacerbates thei...

Thursday 26th April 2018

Help us change the Scottish Government’s mind about arthritis

This summer, the Scottish Government will publish its action plan to help people live healthier and more active lives. Despite over 1.5 million people in Scotland living with arthritis, we were disappointed that the Government’s proposals did not include ideas to help support people with the condition. We want to change this and are calling for the Scottish Government to provide dedicated su...

Tuesday 10th April 2018

Making arthritis a public health priority in England

We have great news! After years of partnership working between Arthritis Research UK and Public Health England (PHE), musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions will be one of its new priority programmes. We believe this commitment will help many people across England living with arthritis. How did this all start? We know that arthritis can affect every aspect of a person’s life, but many people are n...

Thursday 5th April 2018

Low back pain sufferers 'often receiving inappropriate care'

More and more people are suffering from low back pain worldwide - an issue that is being made worse by the widespread prevalence of inappropriate treatment methods.This is the conclusion of a series of new scientific papers published by The Lancet, which have reviewed evidence from high and low-income countries, finding that this is a global problem that can only be solved through better adherence...

Wednesday 4th April 2018

Thank you for your support

Today we publish the annual reports and accounts for Arthritis Research UK for 2016/17, it presents our continued focus on working towards the 2020 goal to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis. It also provides information about our finances, how we raise and spend our money, as well as the processes that we go through to ensure that we are operating in an ethical and responsible ...

Monday 26th March 2018

New formulation of ibuprofen shows benefits in treating joint pain

A new pain relief medication that is available over the counter has been shown in a study to offer verifiable benefits in the management of joint pain.   The new lipid-ibuprofen soft capsules, which are now being sold in the UK under the name Flarin, have the potential to offer a new first-line option for the self-management of flaring joint pain, according to research.   Clinically prov...

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Study shows potential of imaging methods for systemic sclerosis-related Raynaud's phenomenon

Current methods of measuring changes in blood flow or skin temperature in the hands of people with systemic sclerosis are subjective and not always sensitive to change. Testing and developing new means of treating systemic sclerosis-related Raynaud's phenomenon in future clinical trials could now be made easier thanks to two imaging methods that have been validated by new research. Arthritis Rese...

Tuesday 20th March 2018

MPs find out how to support constituents with arthritis

On Tuesday 20th March, Arthritis Research UK hosted its first parliamentary event of the year, sponsored by Andrew Bowie MP. The drop-in event attracted almost 50 MPs, alongside MP researchers, who came to find out how they can support constituents affected by arthritis. Thank you to everyone who took our e-action in advance of the event, and asked their MP to attend. It certainly made a differenc...

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Does our body clock hold the key to developing new treatments for arthritis?

Most of us will have felt the temporary effects of a disrupted body clock, whether it’s caused by a long flight, a changing shift pattern or even just a few late nights. But scientists all over the world now recognise the importance of our biological clocks to lifelong health and well-being. In 2014

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