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2014-09-16 12:30:41

Rheumatologists Report that the Vast Majority of RA Patients Who are Candidates for Biologic Treatment Receive a Biologic, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the percentage of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with a biologic agent by rheumatologists has remained relatively constant since 2012 in the major European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom)....

2014-09-15 12:27:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariel Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage therapeutic company focusing on Bone Morphogenetic Protein-7 and its application in Osteoarthritis (OA) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), today announced the appointment of leading experts to its newly formed scientific advisory board. The newly appointed SAB members will serve as a strategic and scientific resource to the company as it continues to develop therapies for OA and CKD. "We are honored to have...

2014-09-13 23:02:38

Arthritis Foundation and Massage Envy Spa will again hold Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise money for a cure for arthritis and programs and services for arthritics. On Sept. 17 the 30 Massage Envy Spas in Greater Houston will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 Arthritis Foundation and Massage Envy Spa will again hold Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise money for a...

2014-09-10 08:30:10

BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation will host the fourth annual Healing Hands for Arthritis, a national event to build awareness and raise funds to fight arthritis. On September 17, 2014, Massage Envy Spas in New England will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. "By making appointments on this impactful day, our clients will have the opportunity to support an important cause," said Richard...

2014-09-09 23:03:08

New Arthritis Society projects include smartphone app to manage pain in kids. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The Arthritis Society today announced the commitment of $3.4 million in funding for arthritis research across Canada this year. The funding will be used to fund both established researchers as well as provide young investigators with their first opportunities to explore novel ideas within the field of arthritis research. A total of 18 new projects will be funded....

2014-09-09 12:28:53

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Aging Month, the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) has released resources on the benefit and patient value of treatments aimed at three major disease areas specific to the aging population: cataracts, osteoarthritis and diabetes. These resources can be found at http://www.lifechanginginnovation.org/get-facts. Cataracts Key Facts: -- Cataracts affect 24.5 million Americans, and the prevalence of the...

2014-09-09 12:28:50

Lupus Foundation of America and Rheumatology Research Foundation hold congressional briefing WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Lupus Foundation of America, the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus, and the Rheumatology Research Foundation, the largest private funding source of rheumatology research and training programs, convened on Capitol Hill to update our nation's leaders about the new Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP)...

2014-09-02 23:03:24

Plus: new survey results underscore prevalence of pain in people living with arthritis. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Welcome to Arthritis Awareness Month. In support of the over 4.6 million Canadians living with the disease, The Arthritis Society is kicking off September with a “Voices of Arthritis” video series featuring well-known Canadians from different walks of life telling their arthritis stories, including:     Lloyd Robertson, veteran news...

2014-09-02 20:22:45

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The Elder Care Market: Products and Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/128583/The-Elder-Care-Market-Products-and-Services.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThe aim of this report is to provide an in-depth analysis and forecast of the pharmaceutical, housing and assistive device segments of the U.S. eldercare market. The report will focus on the size of the U.S. market, with...

2014-09-02 08:26:47

Raising funds and awareness for the Arthritis Foundation PHOENIX, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Francis Tesmer, Chief Executive Officer and partner, Rolf Lohse International and Rolfs Salon, will chair the Arthritis Foundation's 21(st) Annual GlitzGlamGive(TN) Gala, an Oscar(®) Viewing Party on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Phoenix. Tesmer is recognized for her leadership, commitment and dedication to charitable and civic causes in Arizona and...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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