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2014-05-05 00:21:27

COVA322 is First of Covagen's Bispecific FynomAbs to Enter Clinical Trials ZURICH-SCHLIEREN, Switzerland, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covagen today announced it has initiated a Phase Ib/IIa study with COVA322, a bispecific TNF/IL-17A inhibitor. COVA322 is Covagen's lead bispecific FynomAb® developed for treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. The trial will enroll 39 patients with psoriasis and evaluate safety as well as...

2014-05-02 23:05:37

Orthopedic surgeons at La Peer Health Systems’ Knee Surgery Center of Excellence in Los Angeles discuss new evidence that milk helps hold off osteoarthritis of the knee. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 According to new research published by the American College of Rheumatology, women who make a habit of consuming low-fat or fat-free milk show a slower progression of knee osteoarthritis. The study also found that women who consume cheese experience faster onset of the disease....

2014-05-01 23:16:02

Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers common household items that can help relieve minor canine injuries and ailments. Charlestown, RI (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 All pet owners know that every once in a while, dogs are bound to come down with some sort of sickness or injury that will need medical care. A trip to the vet can be costly and unnecessary, especially when there are many natural remedies dog owners can administer from their own homes. Royal Flush Havanese shares with readers some...

2014-05-01 08:36:11

ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shopping for arthritis-related products just got easier. Today, in conjunction with Arthritis Month, the Arthritis Foundation announced that CVS/pharmacy has become the only drugstore to receive the Arthritis Foundation's 'Partner for Better Living' designation. This new distinction from the Arthritis Foundation, the nation's trusted authority on arthritis, recognizes CVS as a company that is committed to addressing the needs of people...

2014-05-01 08:31:52

VANCOUVER, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Successful organizations are paying more attention to the needs of employees living with arthritis, underlining the significant role 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis have in the work force and economy. Today at the 2014 Canadian Life and Health Insurance of Canada Annual Claims Conference in Quebec City, Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) announced a nationwide search for best arthritis strategies and practices in the Canadian workplace as...

2014-04-30 23:22:33

Hemen Ee has discovers two alternative treatment methods for hyperuricemia and he announces his discovery to the public. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hyperuricemia, more commonly known as gout is a form of arthritis that occurs when uric acids build up in the blood, causing painful inflammation of the joints. In recent decades, gout has become more common, affecting between 1-2 percent of the Western population at some point during their lives. The increase in this...

2014-04-30 12:31:35

The All-Natural Joint Supplement is Designed to Help Dogs with Arthritis LAS VEGAS, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PetVitalix, a company that is dedicated to providing pet owners with top quality pet health supplements, is now carrying an all-natural glucosamine for dogs product called Mobility CARE+. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140430/82284) "Thanks to this newly-released and high quality joint supplement, arthritis in dogs is now treatable," a company...

2014-04-30 12:30:11

Expert Opinion Indicates That Humira and Cimzia Have the Best Clinical Profiles of Key Marketed Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Decision Resources Group finds that, when asked to select the top three most persuasive end points when prescribing a new drug for psoriatic arthritis (PsA), the highest percentages of surveyed United States and European rheumatologists selected the American College of Rheumatology (ACR)...

2014-04-30 11:48:46

And more time spent in light intensity physical activity may ward off disability Low levels of physical capability (in particular weak grip strength, slow chair rise speed and poor standing balance performance) in midlife can indicate poorer chances of survival over the next 13 years, while greater time spent in light intensity physical activity each day is linked to a reduced risk of developing disability in adults with or at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis, suggest two papers...

2014-04-28 08:28:32

Celebrate the Spirit of Arthritis Awareness Month by Participating in the Walk to Cure Arthritis in Your Community LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis. Formerly known as 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. Funds raised through local...


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Weather Reference Library
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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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