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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...

2013-09-16 04:21:21

Treatment shows potential as a safe and highly effective for articular cartilage injuries PRINCETON, New Jersey and OR AKIVA, Israel, September 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Regentis Biomaterials announced today new clinical data demonstrating the efficacy and safety of its GelrinC implant for treating articular cartilage in injured knees. As presented at the International Cartilage Repair Society World Congress in Izmir, Turkey, the clinical results demonstrated sustained knee...

2013-09-15 23:03:11

Indicated for medial and/or lateral ligament injuries, or for slight instability of the knee, the GenuTrain® S Knee Support from Bauerfeind can also offer very effective support for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis as well. This soft, comfortable and breathable knitted knee support highlights lightweight thermoplastic medial/lateral sidebars that can be heated and reshaped to conform to every individual user's form for a perfect fit. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) September 15, 2013...

2013-09-14 23:01:57

New results from the National Health and Wellness Survey show few eligible patients are using biologic treatments. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 Despite the impairment caused by their disease, only 13 percent of rheumatoid arthritis patients in Brazil who are eligible for biologic therapy according to clinical guidelines are actually using a biologic, according to new findings from Kantar Health’s National Health and Wellness Survey (NHWS). The research will be presented today...

2013-09-11 23:27:52

A new clinical study published earlier this year in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine shows that the active ingredient found in the popular joint health supplement TFX Flex™ improves joint flexibility, mobility and comfort in as little as seven days. The new study corroborates the results of earlier clinical studies that showed the ingredient resulted in joint pain relief. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 A company spokesman for TFX Health, LLC,...

2013-09-10 08:28:41

European Commission approval is a significant milestone for availability of lower-cost biologic therapy LEAMINGTON SPA, England, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced the European Commission (EC) approval of Inflectra(TM) (infliximab), Europe's first biosimilar monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapy. Inflectra has been approved for the treatment of inflammatory conditions including rheumatoid...

2013-09-09 20:21:15

Canadians with arthritis two to three times more likely to need health services TORONTO, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - At a time when hospitals across Canada are trying to cut costs by scaling back or closing arthritis clinics, the burden of the disease on our health-care system is only increasing. In a given year, a Canadian with arthritis is two to three times more likely to be hospitalized, to require multiple primary care visits, to visit a specialist or to require physiotherapy...

2013-09-08 23:02:40

Treatment Options Available for Rheumatoid Arthritis (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Affecting nearly 1% of the adult population, Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease resulting in a chronic inflammatory disorder. The disease occurs when the immune system, designed to fight off foreign bacteria, mistakenly attacks the body’s tissues. As a result, it affects the lining of the joints causing painful swelling commonly in the hands and feet, sometime affecting other organs of the body....

2013-09-06 08:22:26

Patients shown to achieve a clinically meaningful reduction in pain and increase in mobility PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Biomedicine Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CBMG) today announced the interim results of its Phase I/IIa clinical trial for human adipose-derived mesenchymal precursor cell (haMPC) therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA), which tests the safety and efficacy of intra-articular injections of autologous (patient's own) haMPCs in order to reduce...


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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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