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« on: October 12, 2017, 04:43:02 pm »

Arthritis pill: Daily intake of new treatment halts disabling bone loss and damage

http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/860834/Arthritis-pill-disabling-bone-loss-and-damage-osteoarthritis-new-treatment

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The new drug has excited scientists after trials showed that after just six months it reduced bone damage around knee joints and also maintained cartilage thickness.

It is the first time a drug has been shown to tackle underlying bone structure changes in diseased joints.

Current treatments have aimed only at helping patients manage pain symptoms.

The pan-European study was carried out over six months with 244 patients aged between 40 and 80 with osteoarthritis in the knee.

Lead investigator Philip Conaghan, Professor of Musculoskeletal Medicine at the University of Leeds, said: ?These results are enormously exciting.
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