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2014-04-17 14:37:35

In a new study in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee, at 12 months, total femorotibial cartilage thickness loss was reduced in sprifermin (recombinant human fibroblast growth factor 18)-treated knees compared to placebo-treated knees, with effects being significant in the lateral femorotibial compartment but not in the central femorotibial compartment. Results published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), showed that...

2014-04-16 23:14:45

In May, over three dozen nonprofits around the world, along with thousands of patients, supporters, practitioners, and researchers, will unite under one ‘virtual roof’ to participate in the largest educational & awareness event in Autoimmune Arthritis history. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 At 6am ET/USA on May 19th, 2014, the online Virtual Convention doors to World Autoimmune Arthritis Day (WAAD14) will open and 1,000’s of attendees from dozens of countries around the...

2014-04-16 23:01:13

Published in Nature, Research Has Major Implications for Arthritis Toronto, ON (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 An Arthritis Society-funded study published this week in the internationally-regarded scientific journal Nature has uncovered a method by which Listeria bacteria (L. monocytogenes) spreads from cell to cell in the human body. This finding could lead to new strategies not only in fighting infections, but also in preventing pathogens from triggering dangerous immune responses in...

2014-04-16 12:31:06

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure in the San Francisco Walk to Cure Arthritis SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 17 at the Golden Gate Park Music Concourse in San Francisco. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability....

2014-04-15 23:12:11

Achieve is conducting a randomized, active and placebo-controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an experimental drug for preventing flares and reducing serum uric acid in patients with gout. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Gout Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and...

2014-04-15 08:31:23

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure in the Cincinnati Walk to Cure Arthritis CINCINNATI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 18 at Sawyer Point in Cincinnati. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability....

2014-04-14 20:22:24

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReCept announces that it is among a select group of specialty pharmacies selected by Celgene to distribute Otezla® (apremilast), a new medication for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis. Otezla® is an oral small-molecule which works by blocking the enzyme phosphodiesterase 4 to reduce swelling in joints and improve physical function in a form of arthritis that afflicts psoriasis sufferers. Approved by the FDA on March 21, 2014 and...

2014-04-14 12:37:49

Estimated Expenditure Tops $10 Billion; Afflicted Patients among Bottom 20% for Quality of Life SAN JOSE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that has pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System(®), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device used to fuse the sacroiliac (SI) joint for sacroiliac joint disruptions and degenerative sacroiliitis, announced today the publication of three new clinical articles that...

2014-04-14 12:37:44

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure at the Philadelphia Walk to Cure Arthritis PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 17 at FDR Park located at 20 Pattison Avenue in Philadelphia. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability....

2014-04-11 08:25:06

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure at the Denver Walk to Cure Arthritis DENVER, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 18 at Washington Park in Denver. Formerly known as the Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. The Denver Walk to Cure...


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2012-05-21 10:01:55

Can someone with arthritis forecast the weather? It is possible even though most people don’t think so. Anyone that has some form of arthritis can tell you when it’s about to get colder as there joints start to flare up and the pain starts to increase. This is because the temperature is getting colder and high pressure is moving into the area. When high pressure moves into an area it is made up of colder weather which is the cold air sinking from the upper levels of the atmosphere down...

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