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2012-05-17 23:12:02

This year's tick season is predicted to be intense, and a single tick bite can transmit more than one illness. Now is the time to avoid contact with ticks and be aware of the symptoms of Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections. Lou Paradise, president and chief of research of Topicabl BioMedics, Inc., offers important information for coping with ticks and tick-borne diseases. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 This year´s unusually mild winter and the early onset of warm...

2012-05-15 22:52:46

More than 27 million adults currently suffer from osteoarthritis, which is the most common form of arthritis. In the past, doctors have been unable to diagnose patients with arthritis until they begin to show symptoms, which include joint pain and stiffness.  By the time these symptoms are present, it is often too late for preventive and minimally invasive treatment options to be effective.  Now, a research team from the University of Missouri´s Comparative Orthopaedic...

2012-03-14 20:51:59

1.         Recent breakthroughs in Chikungunya research spearheaded by scientists at A*STAR´s Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have made great strides in the battle against the infectious disease. Working in close collaborations with Singapore clinician-scientists and international researchers, Dr Lisa Ng, Principal Investigator of the Chikungunya research group at SIgN, led the team to discover a direct biomarker which serves as an early and...

2011-06-01 13:28:00

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the last few years more and more media coverage has been directed towards a mysterious skin ailment called Morgellons disease. Those who suffer from the disease experience similar systems, which include persistent crawling and biting sensations under the skin, skin lesions, the appearance of colored fibers below and on top of the skin, extreme fatigue, and muscle and joint pain. After an extensive investigation, The Mayo Clinic came to the...

2011-03-02 20:13:18

A full exam and patient history are vital to effectively diagnosing juvenile arthritis While lab tests and imaging can sometimes help diagnose juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), a physical examination and thorough patient history are the most valuable tools in identifying this disease. According to a new literature review from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the rate of false positives in laboratory evaluations and imaging studies meant to screen for...

2011-03-02 12:26:00

A full exam and patient history are vital to effectively diagnosing juvenile arthritis ROSEMONT, Ill., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While lab tests and imaging can sometimes help diagnose juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), a physical examination and thorough patient history are the most valuable tools in identifying this disease. According to a new literature review from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the rate of false positives in...

2011-02-02 18:57:42

Study shows when identified early, most cases respond well to antibiotics Early, correct diagnosis is the best way to prevent the development of Lyme arthritis in individuals with the tick-borne illness, according to a paper published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). In patients who do develop the condition, most cases can be treated successfully with antibiotics, the review found. "Lyme arthritis occurs commonly in patients with Lyme disease and should...

2011-02-02 12:04:00

Study shows when identified early, most cases respond well to antibiotics ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early, correct diagnosis is the best way to prevent the development of Lyme arthritis in individuals with the tick-borne illness, according to a paper published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). In patients who do develop the condition, most cases can be treated successfully with antibiotics, the review found. "Lyme...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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