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2018 ARThritis Soirée Raises over $340,000 to Benefit Arthritis Research

2018 ARThritis Soirée Raises over $340,000 to Benefit Arthritis Research May 18, 2018...
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Activity Trackers Paired with Professional Coaching Significantly Help Increase Physical Activity in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

Activity Trackers Paired with Professional Coaching Significantly Help Increase...
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How do price caps on generic drugs affect cost and supply?

Aslam H. Anis. PhD, FCAHS. Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

The goal of this research is to assess whether current price-cap regulations including the Pan-Canadian Generic Pricing Framework are efficient.

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Promising New Findings on Using Biologic Drugs Before and During Pregnancy

Promising New Findings on Using Biologic Drugs Before and During Pregnancy   To...
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Biologic drugs for spondyloarthritis patients: do policies in different countries affect costs and health?

Principal Investigator: Stephanie Harvard, University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health PhD student and Arthritis Research Canada Trainee supervised by Dr. Bruno Fautrel, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, and Dr. Aslam Anis, University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health

Using information from DESIR, researchers looked at which patients satisfied the criteria to receive biologic drugs in different countries: France, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong.

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The Importance of Weight Management

  As found in Dr. Jolanda Cibere's recent research, there is a link between obesity and developing knee osteoarthritis due to inflammation. Maintaining a healthy weight and participating in exercise are two key tools that can decrease risk. Manage your weight...

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Highlights from the 2018 CRA Conference

  This year’s Canadian Rheumatology Association (CRA) conference took place in a snowy Vancouver landscape. As a member of the Arthritis Patient Advisory Board (APAB) of Arthritis Research Canada (ARC), I was privileged to gain access to the conference. Attending...

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2018 ARThritis Soirée

  The Masters of Ceremony duo of Fred Lee from CBC, Vancouver Courier and The Province’s Man About Town, and Sonia Deol, Global BC’s reporter and anchor, carried the evening’s tempo with their energy and enthusiasm, playing a significant role in contributing to...

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PIRA présente deux nouveaux membres

  C’est avec enthousiaste que nous vous présentons deux nouvelles membres du groupe PIRA au Québec. MMe Garceau et MMe St-Pierre, toutes deux atteintes d’une arthrite inflammatoire, elles croient en la recherche et souhaitent soutenir la cause. C’est avec...

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PIRA Continues to Expand!

  We are happy to introduce two new members to Arthritis Research Canada's Quebec patient advisory board - PIRA (Patients Interested in Arthritis Research). Mrs. Garceau and Mrs. St-Pierre have inflammatory arthritis, and they join PIRA hoping to share both their...

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OA and Obesity

  Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 1 in 8 Canadians. It is commonly thought of as pain and inflammation resulting from “wear-and-tear” of the joints, but new research shows that inflammation is often a contributing factor to...

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