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More Than 40 New Genetic Links To Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovered
2013-12-26 08:06:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists has uncovered more than 40 new genes, pathways and cell types linked to an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal Nature. The study, which according to BBC News science correspondent Pallab Ghosh, is the largest genetic study ever completed, involving nearly 30,000 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and more than...

2013-12-23 11:12:18

New research shows mortality rates are two times higher in postmenopausal women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide (anti-CCP) antibodies. Findings published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal Arthritis & Rheumatism, soon to be called Arthritis & Rheumatology, indicate the higher mortality rates persisted after adjusting for age, positive rheumatoid factor, positive antinuclear antibodies (ANA) and disease modifying anti-rheumatic...

2013-12-21 23:01:25

Dearborn Foot and Ankle Doctor, Dr. Lawrence Young, has released a Foot and Ankle Arthritis Article on his new website for his three decade old foot care clinic in Sterling Heights and Dearborn. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 Dearborn Foot and Ankle Doctor, Dr. Lawrence Young, has released a Foot and Ankle Arthritis Article on his new website for his three decade old foot care clinic in Sterling Heights and Dearborn. The article, available on Dr. Young’s website, Podiatry.md,...

2013-12-20 23:03:20

Osteoarthritic knee pain sufferers often assume that they will either have to put up with the pain or have major surgery, but a promising third option exists for those who are willing to look into the possibility of fluid joint therapy. The specialists at DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) are offering tips aimed at persons interested in this therapy, a painless in-office injection that may act as a solution to osteoarthritis knee. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The...

2013-12-17 23:29:01

The amazing volunteers who made the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis in San Antonio on December 7, 2013 a total success had a little help in the “wardrobe department” thanks to event sponsor Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 The amazing volunteers who made the Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis in San Antonio on December 7, 2013 a total success had a little help in the...


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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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