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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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Apr 05

Treating inflammatory arthritis with hydrogel Investigators at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital have found that arthritis flares represent an important opportunity for improving treatment options. US News
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Apr 01

Impact Newsletter - April 2018 National Highlights Arthritis Society Applauds 2018 Federal BudgetThe Arthritis Society applauds the federal government for coming forward with a strong budget that respects the needs of people living with arthritis. Arthritis is Canada’s most prevalent chronic health condition... Arthritis Society
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Mar 20

New osteoarthritis genes discovered In the largest study of its kind, nine novel genes for osteoarthritis have been discovered. Results could open the door to new targeted therapies for this debilitating disease in the future. Digital Journal