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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 08

Health Canada has initiated a safety review on tofacitinib Health Canada is informing Canadians and health care professionals that it is conducting a safety review of Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib) after a clinical trial identified an increased risk of serious heart-related issues and cancer in trial participants.Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib... Health Canada
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Apr 08

Arthritis Society responds to Manitoba budget  Statement from Trish Barbato, President and CEOWe applaud the Government of Manitoba for making healthcare a priority in its budget released yesterday, which included a minimum of $50 million in new funding to reduce wait times, including dedicated funding for joint replacement surgeries.  ... Arthritis Society
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Apr 07

Arthritis Society responds to Saskatchewan budget Trish Barbato   President and CEO  We’re pleased to see the government investing in high-priority initiatives across the health sector as part of yesterday’s budget announcement. However, we’re also disappointed the budget didn’t mention a specific investment to... Arthritis Society