Articles

This section contains articles about arthritis and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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  • A smart patch could detect early onset of osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis affects 8.75 million people in the UK accordingly to Arthritis Research UK, with patients suffering pain and discomfort as well as grating and clicking noi...

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    Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) and Arthritis

    Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) are drugs that are used to slow the progression of arthritic conditions -especially rheumatoid arthritis.

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  • Arthritis Symptom Remedies: Water Therapies

    Water therapy is a proven alternative pain remedy that has alleviated pain to sufferers for centuries. Recommended for those who suffer from varying types of musculoskele...

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  • Arthritis medication helping treat depression

    A study conducted by Cambridge University has found that a new type of drug that has been given to patients with inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis and p...

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  • Online Clinic on Arthritis

    Our latest online clinic for October is on arthritis and pain management: talkhealth's monthly online clinics give members of the public the opportunity to talk to leadi...

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  • Over 90% of NHS Staff Say that Rheumatology Services in Scotland are Understaffed

    A recent report from the British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) and the Scottish Society for Rheumatology (SSR) called The State of Play: Scottish Rheumatology has found ...

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  • Degenerative and Inflammatory Arthritis

    Arthritis can largely be divided into 2 main categories and depending which category a specific arthritis falls into, largely determines the type of treatment that is use...

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    Arthritis Survey Results

    Ahead of the new talkarthritis hub launch, talkhealth conducted a survey on arthritis in order to learn about members' awareness of the nature of the condition, the measu...

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    Gout symptoms and possible treatments

    Gout is a type of arthritis (or joint disease) and is caused by an excess of uric acid.

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    Information about Lupus

    Lupus is an autoimmune disorder meaning that the immune system of a person with lupus, for reasons not well understood, attacks the body’s own healthy cells, tissue, an...

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    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

    Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are medications used for a number of purposes, including pain killing, fever reduction, and for anti-inflammatory effects a...

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    Symptoms & Treatments for Pseudogout

    Pseudogout is an arthritic condition, meaning that it is a form of joint disease. Also like gout, joints affected by pseudogout become painful and inflamed as a result of...

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