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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 25

Spectrum Cannabis, Arthritis Society Team Up to Launch Arthritis Talks, A National Symposium Series for Patients Spectrum Cannabis, the medical division of Canopy Growth Corporation, is pleased to announce a partnership with the Arthritis Society to raise awareness and educate people about living with arthritis, including the potential of medical cannabis as a treatment for arthritis symptoms and the... Newswire.ca
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Feb 27

Machine learning could eliminate unnecessary treatments for children with arthritis An algorithm predicted disease outcome in children suffering from arthritis, helping doctors better tailor treatment. Public
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Jan 31

Cannabis money opens new opportunities, and ethical dilemmas, for medical research Raising questions about whether it is appropriate for health-focused charities and researchers to work with companies selling a product that is smoked. Public