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2013-09-23 08:28:09

First and Only Anti-IL-12/23 Treatment Approved for Adult Patients Living with Psoriatic Arthritis HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Biotech, Inc., announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved STELARA(®) (ustekinumab) alone or in combination with methotrexate for the treatment of adult patients (18 years or older) with active psoriatic arthritis. It is estimated that more than two million people in the U.S. are living with psoriatic...

2013-09-21 23:04:15

Chapman Orthopedic Institute, along with Stryker® and support from the Arthritis Foundation®, is sponsoring a complimentary arthritis and joint pain seminar. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) September 21, 2013 An arthritis and joint pain seminar will be held on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at The Westin at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California. Chapman Orthopedic Institute of Orange, California is one of the sponsors of this event. The seminar will take place from 4:00pm to 6:00pm...

2013-09-20 23:18:29

The comprehensive arthroscopic management (CAM) procedure, developed by Dr. Peter Millett, Director of Shoulder Surgery at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado, has been proven as an effective alternative to delay shoulder replacement in young, active patients. Vail, Colorado (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Newly published research, shows that the innovative CAM procedure is a viable surgical option to delay shoulder replacement for young, active adults suffering from shoulder osteoarthritis...

2013-09-19 08:29:40

Over Half of Xeljanz-Treated RA Patients Were Biologic Naive at Initiation, According to a New Report from BioTrends Research Group EXTON, Pa., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for specialized biopharmaceutical issues, finds that the vast majority of patients treated with Amgen's Enbrel and AbbVie's Humira--significantly more patients than those treated with any other nontraditional disease-modifying...

2013-09-18 12:31:22

OligoMedic, Inc. is proud to announce the European Launch of its flagship cartilage repair product, JointRep(TM): MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OligoMedic, Inc., a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of osteoarthritis products announces today the launch of its CE mark injectable implant JointRep(TM) for Treatment of Cartilage Articular Joint Defect(s). CE mark designation will allow JointRep(TM) to be sold in European Union and other countries that...

2013-09-18 12:30:49

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Arthritis Society today announced the commitment of over $4.5 million in funding for arthritis research across the country. The Arthritis Society is the largest non-government funder of basic and applied arthritis research in Canada. The funding will be used to fund both established researchers as well as provide young investigators with their first opportunity to explore the field of arthritis research. "The Arthritis Society is committed to...

2013-09-18 08:31:05

Be Joint Smart educates public about devastating disease affecting 300,000 Californians PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year, the National Psoriasis Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation will partner to educate Americans about psoriatic arthritis, a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects roughly 300,000 Californians and about 98,000 Greater Los Angeles residents. The two organizations will present the first psoriatic-arthritis...

2013-09-18 08:30:59

But medication concerns, lifestyle and other challenges keeps them sidelined TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadians with osteoarthritis (OA) "kneed to move," but too often related knee pain holds them back.  A new survey reveals that even though this pain impacts quality of life - both physically and emotionally - too few are taking steps to address it. The nation-wide survey of Canadians over age 50 with OA(i) revealed that OA knee pain has a significant effect on the...

2013-09-17 23:31:14

A study by Dr. Humeira Badsha Medical Center in Dubai, UAE has shown that 62% of arthritis patients are obese or overweight which can lead to increased pain and disability in these individuals. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 In a recent study conducted by Ms. Mira Moufarrej at Dr. Humeira Badsha Medical center in Dubai, it was found that 113 out of 182 (62%) rheumatoid arthritis patients were overweight or obese. These patients had a BMI greater than 25, and 28% of females and 21% of males...

2013-09-17 08:31:54

Be Joint Smart educates public about devastating disease affecting roughly 147,000 Floridians PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year, the National Psoriasis Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation will partner to educate Americans about psoriatic arthritis, a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects roughly 147,000 Florida residents. The two organizations will present the first psoriatic-arthritis specific program--Be Joint Smart--in...


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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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