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2014-03-24 23:02:53

Five Signature Initiatives Designed to Support 4.6 Million Canadians Living with Arthritis Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Arthritis Society today launched a $25 million campaign to engage Canadians in an effort to Erase the Pain of arthritis. As the country’s largest non-governmental funder of arthritis research, The Society is appealing for support in helping the one in six to Canadians that lives directly with arthritis. “Erase the Pain is aimed at bringing real and...

2014-03-23 23:01:11

Alan N. Brown, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, presented on Inflammatory Arthritis. Mark A. McQuillan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, presented on Update on Gout. Glendale, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 62, Issue 02: Inflammatory Arthritis/Gout. The goal of this program is to improve...

2014-03-20 23:33:52

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living announced a New Magnetic Therapy Bracelet for Pain Relief of Arthritis Atlantic City, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Pain Free Living web: SuperiorMagnetics.com, a leading company in the development of alternative pain relief products is excited to announce a new magnetic therapy bracelet. The newest magnetic therapy bracelet uses N52 the strongest neodymium magnet manufactured. Within seconds of wearing this fast acting magnetic bracelet...

2014-03-20 08:29:06

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the initiation of a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial that will evaluate the use of HUMIRA® (adalimumab) as a treatment for fingernail psoriasis in patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis, an area of unmet need. Currently there are no approved treatments for fingernail psoriasis. "Since treatment options are limited, we welcome research that evaluates new options for patients suffering...

2014-03-18 16:25:03

Cloud-based training collaboration delivers clinically relevant information anywhere. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA) and ePharmaSolutions, a leading clinical services and eClinical solutions provider, today announced their partnership to build and deliver online learning courses to clinicians working in psoriasis (PsO) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) research and development. Via...

2014-03-17 12:27:35

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ACL injuries are extremely common, especially in pivoting sports. The injury involves a torn ligament and produces instability in the shorter term. Although skiers and sports enthusiasts are usually aware of the short term issues associated with ACL injury, the risk of dramatic and debilitating long term consequences are well known in the medical community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130122/MM45506LOGO...

2014-03-13 12:28:55

Helena, Alabama Resident Anna Grace McDonald Chosen as the State's First Recipient of Safe Step Cares HELENA, Ala., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three years ago, when Anna Grace McDonald was 10, she could outrun every kid in her class. But it wasn't easy. Anna Grace was in pain, a lot of pain. She told her parents that her body hurt everywhere. It was initially diagnosed as growing pains, but it got worse. Over time, the little girl who could round the bases more quickly than...

2014-03-12 23:24:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, explains the recent findings that shoulder arthroplasty, or replacement, can help treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A study published recently in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery shows that shoulder replacement surgery is an effective option for reducing pain and improving range of motion in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers conducting the study found that pain decreased from moderate or...

2014-03-11 23:33:10

Avail is conducting a Phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical research study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an experimental ointment for qualified participants with primary osteoarthritis (OA) affecting a single knee joint. DeLand, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this Osteoarthritis Clinical Trial in DeLand, visit Avail Clinical Research on the web (http://www.availclinical.com) or contact us directly at (386) 785-2404. There is no cost to...

2014-03-11 23:02:31

Patients are asked to settle for more frequent, less effective treatments. The Society is calling on manufacturers and governments to work towards a swift resolution to ensure that young and vulnerable Canadians are able to receive timely treatment. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 For Canadian children living with particular forms of arthritis, a simple corticosteroid injection can help manage their pain and prevent joint damage. But accessing the drug for their patients requires...


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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