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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 24

Junk food-loving bacteria, not extra weight, cause arthritis and joint problems, study finds Fast food diets are causing arthritis and debilitating joint pain but not by causing us to pile on the pounds, as scientists have shown an explosion of junk-hungry bacteria in the gut are responsible. Public
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Apr 20

Four Canadian provinces add ErelziTM (etanercept) to provincial drug plans for the treatment of multiple inflammatory diseases Erelzi has been added to drug formularies in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Newfoundland for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Public
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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