Research into the causes, treatment and prevention of arthritis is an ongoing focus of the Arthritis Society. Alongside research funded by the Society, new and emerging developments in arthritis treatment are being investigated around the globe. This resource highlights some recent research developments and explores whether or not they might be beneficial for arthritis management. Before trying any new treatment, including dietary supplements, please speak with your doctor to ensure it is safe for you. This page was last updated August 2020.