Depression is common in people with polymyalgia rheumatica

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polymyalgia rheumatica, depression, arthritis information, arthritis magazineDepression is common in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus and is known to negatively impact on disease control and quality of life. Scientists recently looked at if the same is true for polymyalgia rheumatica and reported their findings in Clinical Rheumatology. Continue reading

Recreational running is good for hip and knee health – latest findings

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running, jogging, exercise, hip joint, knee joint, arthritis pain, arthritis informationRecreational runners are less likely to experience knee and hip osteoarthritis compared to competitive runners or those who are more sedentary, says research in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. Continue reading

Platelet rich plasma reduces pain in knee osteoarthritis says new research

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platelet rich plasma, hyaluronic acid, knee arthritis, knee pain, osteoarthritisPeople with knee osteoarthritis who received either platelet rich plasma or hyaluronic acid injections experienced a significant improvement in pain relief at early follow-up, according to research in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Continue reading

High fibre diet may lower the risk of knee osteoarthritis experts discover

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fibre, fiber, diet, arthritis, knee pain, arthritis informationA high fibre diet has been linked to a reduced risk of knee osteoarthritis, highlights research in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Continue reading

Stem cells that can help repair knee joints are identified in new research

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stem cell, knee joint, knee pain, knee arthritis, stem cell treatment, arthritis magazineStem cells that could help repair damage to the knee joints have been identified by experts from the University of Aberdeen. It is hoped that the research will lead to treatments that help prevent the worst damage caused by arthritis before it occurs. Continue reading

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