Research updates

What is Clinical Research?

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2006

The UK Clinical Trials Gateway (UKCTG)

The UKCTG offers information about clinical trials, to enable the public to get involved and so that patients can find out about clinical trials that may be relevant to their condition.

Getting the patient perspective into clinical trials for RA

By Tessa Sanderson
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2009

 

Research from 2017

Workers may be at risk of developing RA in certain occupations

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2017

New guidance for anti-rheumatic drug management in patients having hip and knee joint surgery

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2017

Success in the 3D-Bioprinting of Cartilage Cells

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Summer 2017

Moderate alcohol intake OK for RA patients on methotrexate

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Summer 2017

The link between RA and obesity

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Summer 2017

Using a pedometer

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Summer 2017

Predicting disease course

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Summer 2017

Hope offered by stem cell treatment

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Summer 2017

The potential of personlised/stratified medicines

By Debbie Maskell, Gaye Hadfield & Zoë Ide
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2017

DAS study reveals smoking and being overweight affect RA

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2017

Gum disease and RA

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2017

Treatment for depression

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2017

Reducing Heart Attacks

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2017

 

Research from 2016

Why do we wake up achy and stiff

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2016

Nerve stimulation study shows potential

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2016

Lymphoma Risk Study

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2016

Living Hip Replacement

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2016

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2016

Can RA prediction be a "gut feeling"?

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Autumn 2016

Pain and Fatigue

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Autumn 2016

Medicine to help RA

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Autumn 2016

Cartilage re-growth

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Autumn 2016

Diabetes Link

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Autumn 2016

Research to improve the future of treating RA - a guide to research projects in the UK

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Autumn 2016

 

 Research from 2015

New personalised therapy for treating rheumatoid arthritis

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2015

Recent studies suggest link with high salt intake and auto-immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2015

Activity of genes and immune system "affected" by seasonal changes

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2015

Plant extract inhibits rheumatoid arthritis activity in mouse model

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2015 

 

Research from 2014

Study shows the beneficial effect of hand exercises in people with RA

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2014

Feeling fed-up?

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2014

3D Printed wrist splints for people with arthritis

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Winter 2014

Smoking and RA

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2014

A study looking at the best practices in treatment for early arthritis patients

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2014

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to have reduced kidney function 

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2014

Patients with severe active disease, who are waiting to go onto a biological therapy, should be routinely screened for depression by their doctors

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2014

 

Research from 2013

About the Biologics Register

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Autumn 2013

Supporting patients with complex medical regimens in RA

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2013

 

Research from 2012

Early Findings of tREACH trial

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Autumn 2012

Delays in seeking help for RA flares

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Autumn 2012

DAS28 and RA: The Need for Standardisation

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2012

The new ACR/EULAR criteria identify more early RA patients than the old ACR criteria - confirmation from the ESPOIR study

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2012

Do patients' treatment outcomes priorities vary according to their ethnic and cultural background?

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2012

Borderline kidney dysfunction is independently associated with cardiovascular events in rheumatoid arthritis: the CARRÉ Study

By NRAS
Taken from: NRAS magazine, Spring 2012