What does it mean for Māori to have osteoarthritis?

What does it mean for Māori to have osteoarthritis?

Māori lived experiences of Osteoarthritis: A Māori approach Research that explores the perceptions and experiences of Māori adults living with osteoarthritis, from a Māori approach. A summary of research done by Nikita McGruer under supervisors Associate Professor...

Vitamin D could alleviate RA symptoms

Scientists have released findings that vitamin D could alleviate RA symptoms. In rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, lower levels of vitamin D are associated with increased disease severity. Their findings, announced recently at the 70th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting...

Hip and knee OA: Survey participants wanted

How do you decide which treatment for hip or knee osteoarthritis is best for you or your patients? What factors are most important to you? (e.g. accessibility, benefits, cost, effectiveness, harms) Researchers at Otago University want your opinion about different...

Volunteers wanted for gout app study

We want to find out which mobile phone apps for gout are the most engaging, effective and fun for patients to use. You are invited to participate in this study if you have: Been diagnosed with gout and are 18 years old or older. A prescription for / are currently...

Genes to blame for gout, not food

Advances in genetic research into gout underline Arthritis New Zealand’s message to people living with this extremely painful disease. Gout causes excruciating pain and swelling in the joints of the hands and feet, usually the big toes. It’s the result of...

Active lifestyle and knee osteoarthritis health study

Be part of an important Physical Activity and Knee OA Study  We are seeking volunteers to participate in a study to quantify and describe physical activity and sedentary behaviour levels in adults with knee OA. We want to create a mathematical model to predict the...

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