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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...

2014-04-25 23:09:42

Special Event in Astoria, NY: Well-known Orthopedic Surgeon Gives Talk on Conquering Your Knee Arthritis Astoria, New York (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 After a long, cold winter, many people suffering from knee arthritis are looking for ways to alleviate pain. In response to this need, Hands-On Physical Therapy of New York dedicated their latest bi-monthly “Help You Help Yourself” Wine and Cheese event to the subject of Conquering Your Knee Arthritis. This educational event, held at their...

2014-04-24 12:29:49

First U.S. registry to collect both physician and patient data on psoriatic arthritis PORTLAND, Ore., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To improve treatment decisions and patient outcomes for psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--a chronic inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints and tendons--the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and Corrona, LLC (Corrona) are collaborating to give NPF-affiliated researchers access to Corrona's psoriatic arthritis registry, which is the largest...

2014-04-21 08:26:12

Arthritis advocates unite in State Capitol on April 22-23 to raise awareness and support for the disabling disease affecting more than 5.3 million Californians. SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability, affects more than 5.3 million adults and 38,000 children in California. During the California Arthritis Foundation Council's Advocacy Summit on April 22-23, arthritis advocates of all ages will share their...

2014-04-21 08:25:12

- Patented biomarker test designed to predict, monitor and improve patient outcomes PETACH TIKVA, Israel, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE:CFBI), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today it has signed an agreement with Smart Assays to develop a commercial biomarker blood test kit for the A3 adenosine receptor (A3AR). Can-Fite's A3AR predictive...

2014-04-20 23:01:04

ReportsnReports.com offers Therapeutic Class Overview: Psoriasis – Plaque Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis: Novel Oral drugs and Biologics to Change Future Treatment Paradigm market research report in its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Therapeutic Class Overview: Psoriasis – Plaque Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis: Novel Oral drugs and Biologics to Change Future Treatment Paradigm market research report says that over the last decades, therapeutic options for Plaque...

2014-04-17 23:13:06

“The Original Copper Heeler”, a copper insole designed to manage the debilitating effects of arthritis and joint pain, was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, HealthWatch, which took a look at the latest medical products and services available to consumers. Susan Bridges, the host of NewsWatch and a medical expert, conducted the product review and shared with viewers how many users can now lead a normal life without invasive surgery. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 “The...

2014-04-17 23:07:50

New webinar will focus on scientific and process improvements that advance Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) drug development. This live discussion takes place on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10:00am EDT (15:00 UK BST/ GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a complex and heterogeneous disease that has the potential to significantly impact morbidity, mortality and quality of life while also placing a substantial burden on healthcare systems globally. While...

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...


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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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