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OPTIKNEE, led by Arthritis Research Canada, Research Scientist Dr. Jackie Whittaker, is an international group of over 40 scientists, patients and health care professionals working to prevent knee osteoarthritis after knee injury.

A study has shown that the use of statins, traditionally utilized to lower cholesterol, is neither harmful nor beneficial to those with knee osteoarthritis.

Researchers warn people with rheumatic diseases who have a family history of multiple sclerosis should not be taking anti-TNFα biologics after study reveals 105% increased risk of developing MS among this group of people.

Arthritis Research Canada expands with a new centre at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and welcomes two new scientists to its cross-Canada team.

Hayley has lived with juvenile idiopathic arthritis for almost half of her life. Now, she’s in medical school and considering how arthritis research has directly impacted her quality of life.

 

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Hayley has lived with juvenile idiopathic arthritis for almost half of her life. Now, she’s in medical school and considering how arthritis research has directly impacted her quality of life.

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La recherche sur les vaccins permettant de lutter contre la pandémie se poursuit : des scientifiques cherchent des réponses pour venir en aide aux personnes les plus vulnérables

La plupart des pays ont assoupli les restrictions liées à la pandémie. Pendant que nous tentons de gérer cette nouvelle normalité, des chercheurs travaillent sans relâche en coulisses pour répondre aux questions que se posent les personnes vulnérables sur la COVID-19 et les vaccins.

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