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We are working to understand the rheumatoid arthritis care experience for Black Canadians and Canadians with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. That information will inform how treatment recommendations are put into practice, so that the approaches taken reflect needs and realities.

New study highlights need for more support for female patients with rheumatoid arthritis and their partners when it comes to family planning and reproductive decisions.

We’re developing and testing a super app to help people detect knee osteoarthritis, manage their symptoms and stay active.

Research finds people with osteoarthritis who started taking tramadol were at a 20-50% greater risk of mortality, 70% greater risk of blood clots, and 40-60% greater risk of hip fractures compared to those who started using drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen.

New research ties hydroxychloroquine use by patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis to lower risk of cardiovascular events like heart attack, stroke and blood clots in the legs and lungs.

 

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Les solutions existent : l’arthrite et les mesures d’adaptation

En réponse à la pandémie de COVID-19, des employés de différents secteurs qui étaient en mesure de travailler chez eux se sont lancés dans le télétravail. Pour les travailleurs qui souffrent d’arthrite, ce changement a été l’occasion de réfléchir à une question importante : en quoi ma vie professionnelle avec l’arthrite serait-elle différente si je n’avais pas besoin d’être régulièrement présent sur mon lieu de travail?

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