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About Arthritis


Arthritis is a collection of conditions affecting joints and other tissues. It causes pain, restricts mobility and diminishes quality of life.

It's serious. 1 in 5 Canadians live every day with arthritis and there is no cure.

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Arthritis Types A-Z


In this section arthritis experts provide you with information on the main types of arthritis, frequently asked questions, treatments and suggestions for self-management.

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Jun 21

Health Canada Approves Taltz® (ixekizumab) for Treatment of Active Psoriatic Arthritis Health Canada has officially approved Taltz® (ixekizumab) for the treatment of adults with active PsA. It can be used alone or in combination with a conventional DMARD, such as methotrexate. Public
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Jun 18

New 3D imaging analysis technique could lead to improved arthritis treatment A team at the University of Cambridge has developed a new algorithim to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis using images from CT scans. Public
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Jun 18

When it comes to weight loss in overweight and obese adults with knee osteoarthritis, more is better Researchers have found that overweight and obese individuals with knee osteoarthritis can significantly reduce pain and improve function and mobility with a 10% or more weight loss over an 18-month period. Public