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Feb 13, 2019, 14:30 ET Ankylosing Spondylitis Associated with Increased Risk of Blood Clot Condition

VANCOUVER, Feb. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - A recent study by Arthritis Research Canada scientists has revealed that individuals with ankylosing spondylitis (a type of arthritis that affects the spine, causes...


Jan 17, 2019, 17:30 ET 2019 ARThritis Soirée - Get Your Tickets Today!

VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - It's going to be a great night! Arthritis Research Canada is a world leader in finding answers and saving lives for the over 6 million Canadians affected by arthritis....


Nov 29, 2018, 15:30 ET Arthritis Takes Toll on Workplace Productivity

VANCOUVER, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - A recent Arthritis Research Canada study has revealed systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases (SARDS) place significant economic strain on the paid and unpaid...


Nov 08, 2018, 16:00 ET Arthritis Research Canada appoints first Honourary Patron

Retired Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin lends name to arthritis research VANCOUVER, Nov. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Arthritis Research Canada is excited to announce that Beverley McLachlin, O.C., P.C., will be ...


Nov 01, 2018, 11:00 ET /R E P E A T -- ARThritis Soirée returns to The Roof on May 22, 2019!/

Mike Reno of Loverboy to perform in support of arthritis research VANCOUVER, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Arthritis Research Canada's signature event, the ARThritis Soirée, will celebrate its seventh year...


Oct 18, 2018, 16:30 ET ARThritis Soirée returns to The Roof on May 22, 2019!

Mike Reno of Loverboy to perform in support of arthritis research VANCOUVER, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Arthritis Research Canada's signature event, the ARThritis Soirée, will celebrate its seventh year...


Sep 27, 2018, 11:00 ET Arthritis Research Public Forum Returns for 13th Year

Top Scientists to Reveal Latest in Arthritis Prevention and Treatment at ROAR 2018 VANCOUVER, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Leading research scientists will present the latest in arthritis prevention and...


Sep 25, 2018, 17:00 ET Media Advisory - Arthritis Research Public Forum Returns for 13th Year

Top Scientists Reveal Latest in Arthritis Prevention and Treatment at ROAR 2018 VANCOUVER, Sep. 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Leading research scientists will present the latest in arthritis prevention and...


Aug 08, 2018, 16:00 ET Lupus: A hidden financial burden on health care

VANCOUVER, Aug. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - A new study by Arthritis Research Canada has revealed that lupus – an autoimmune disease – places significant financial strain on health care systems even before...


May 18, 2018, 14:57 ET 2018 ARThritis Soirée Raises over $330,000 to Benefit Arthritis Research

VANCOUVER, May 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Raising over $330,000, last night's 6th annual ARThritis Soirée benefiting Arthritis Research Canada and presented by City Square Shopping Centre, was deemed a great...


Apr 30, 2018, 13:39 ET Activity Trackers Paired with Professional Coaching Significantly Help Increase Physical Activity in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

VANCOUVER, April 30, 2018 /CNW/ - According to new research from British Columbia, patients with knee osteoarthritis saw substantial improvements in their physical activity when they started using a...


Mar 05, 2018, 15:27 ET Promising New Findings on Using Biologic Drugs Before and During Pregnancy

VANCOUVER, March 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Using biologic therapy to manage autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA), before and during pregnancy is not associated...


Feb 23, 2018, 15:55 ET Just released: Arthritis Research Canada's Scientific Director busts myths and talks about the latest arthritis research!

VANCOUVER, Feb. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - One of the world's leading rheumatologists took the spotlight today at this year's Canadian Rheumatology Association's Scientific Meeting and dispelled several myths...


Feb 08, 2018, 18:35 ET Unique Online Tool Gives RA Patients Confidence When Deciding Treatment

VANCOUVER, Feb. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Figuring out which biologic and small molecule agents to take can be overwhelming if you're a rheumatoid arthritis patient. But, there's good news! ANSWER-2, an...


Jan 22, 2018, 09:00 ET 2018 ARThritis Soirée - Tickets on Sale Now!

An unforgettable night to benefit arthritis research! VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Get your tickets now! Don't miss out on a memorable night to support a great cause on May 17, 2018. The Roof at...


Nov 21, 2017, 17:54 ET Mark Your Calendars! The ARThritis Soirée returns May 17, 2018

Featuring an up-close and personal performance by the amazing Canadian artist, Colin James! VANCOUVER, Nov. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Celebrating its sixth year as the signature fundraising event for...


Oct 19, 2017, 15:24 ET Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Have Increased Risk of Developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Study Finds

Researchers emphasize the importance of controlling inflammation and vigilantly watching for early symptoms of COPD VANCOUVER, Oct. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - A new study reveals that individuals living with...


Oct 10, 2017, 16:24 ET Media Advisory - Join Us! Public Forum on Managing Arthritis Features Leading Experts in Arthritis Research

The latest arthritis research is coming to you! VANCOUVER, Oct. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - On Saturday, October 21st, join us in person at the Vancouver Public Library or via live webcast for Reaching Out for...


Aug 30, 2017, 16:23 ET Arthritis Research Canada (ARC) launching month-long campaign for Arthritis Awareness Month

Creating dialogue on the importance of prevention, treatment and diagnosis, and quality of life. VANCOUVER, Aug. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - September is Arthritis Awareness Month in Canada. It is a month...


May 19, 2017, 18:06 ET 2017 ARThritis Soirée Raises a Record Breaking $390,000 for Arthritis Research Canada

VANCOUVER, May 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Last night's 5th annual ARThritis Soirée was a record breaking evening for Arthritis Research Canada. The Roof at the Hotel Vancouver was awash in purple as the...


May 17, 2017, 16:11 ET ARThritis Soirée 2017 - a SOLD OUT night to support critically needed arthritis research

VANCOUVER, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - The fifth annual ARThritis Soirée presented by City Square Shopping Centre to benefit critically needed arthritis research is taking place tomorrow (May 18th) at The...


May 11, 2017, 14:43 ET Study finds first evidence the DASH diet will lower risk of gout

Conversely, Western dietary pattern associated with a higher risk of gout VANCOUVER, May 11, 2017 /CNW/ - A new study published in the BMJ by Arthritis Research Canada's Sharan Rai, MSc, and Hyon...


Jan 09, 2017, 09:00 ET ARThritis Soirée 2017 Tickets Now Available in Support of Critically Needed Arthritis Research

VANCOUVER, Jan. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Tickets to the fifth annual ARThritis Soirée at The Roof, Hotel Vancouver are now available at www.arthritissoiree.ca with early bird pricing until April 18, 2017....


Dec 13, 2016, 09:00 ET You Should Be Taking Your Pills!

VANCOUVER, Dec. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - The World Health Organization says the epidemic of not taking your pills is killing people and costing billions. Dr. Mary De Vera, Research Scientist at Arthritis...


Dec 01, 2016, 16:05 ET Arthritis Research Canada Scientist to lead Knowledge Translation Cluster as part of $80 million Investment in Patient-Oriented Research in BC

VANCOUVER, Dec. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada's Minister of Health, and Terry Lake, BC's Minister of Health, announced $80 million in funding and in-kind contributions over...