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2010-11-08 11:19:45

A new study suggests joint complaints attributed to aromatase inhibitors (AI), popular breast cancer drugs, are not associated with inflammatory arthritis or autoimmune disease. Because of that, researchers say women who were primarily concerned about the threat of arthritis should be encouraged to continue taking the medication. The findings of the study will be presented Tuesday, Nov. 9 at the 74th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology in Atlanta, Georgia For...

2010-11-08 08:15:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A recent study suggests joint complaints attributed to aromatase inhibitors (AI) "“ standard breast cancer drugs "“ are not associated with inflammatory arthritis or autoimmune disease.  Researchers say because of that, women who were predominantly concerned about the risk of arthritis should be encouraged to continue taking the medication. AI's can significantly reduce the risk of recurrence in post-menopausal women with breast cancer promoted by the...

2009-04-03 07:24:00

CLERMONT, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A clinically proven, extremely effective and safe product for joints, called Arthro SupReviver, is now available. It was invented by Dr. Hanxian Huang, M.D., Ph.D., board-certified in internal medicine. This patented product contains a unique ginger extract, in combination with vital nutrients (Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and Hyaluronic Acid) for regenerating/repairing joint cartilage. "This is a very effective natural product. A scientifically designed...

2008-09-17 15:00:00

By MEREDITH GOAD Hazel Raby was surprised when she saw that "Under Our Skin," a dramatic new documentary about the controversial diagnosis of chronic Lyme disease, was making the rounds of film festivals across the country but not appearing in any Portland theaters. So she decided to bring it here herself. Raby, who lives in Round Pond, arranged for the film to be shown at the Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday. Then she invited a dozen physicians to the...

2008-08-19 00:00:11

Dr. George Still first described Still's Disease in 1897. It is a form of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis that has systemic features. Although it is more commonly found in children, the disorder can be present in adults, where it is known as Adult-Onset Still's Disease. The cause is unknown, but a common symptom of Still's Disease is intermittent high fevers. Salmon-colored skin rash that does not itch is also common. Other physical symptoms include joint pain, fatigue and sore throat. The...

2005-12-02 11:16:58

Long treated as a side effect, pain is now widely recognized as an integral part of patient care. While the last decade has brought extraordinary advances in the unravelling of pain mechanisms at the molecular level, evaluating and alleviating pain remains an ongoing challenge for physicians, particularly rheumatologists. The December 2005 issue of Arthritis & Rheumatism (http://www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/arthritis) offers a timely examination of pain as it pertains to...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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