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2013-12-03 13:33:49

New research reveals that patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) today have an easier time with daily living than patients diagnosed two decades ago. According to results of the study published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), anxiety, depressed mood and physical disability have been cut in half over the last 20 years. Researchers believe a reduction in disease activity is partly responsible for this positive change. The World...

2013-12-02 21:20:47

It’s historically known as ‘the king of diseases and the disease of kings’ and was long thought to be caused by an overindulgent lifestyle, but now scientists at The University of Nottingham have confirmed that ‘gout’ strongly runs in families. Researchers in the Division of Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Dermatology studied the whole population of Taiwan (23 million) where gout is most prevalent in the world. The findings have just been published in the leading rheumatology...

2013-11-29 23:04:50

While losing excess weight will not reverse damage that has been done to a joint, studies now show that losing as little as 10% of body weight can have a significant positive impact on reducing the symptoms of painful knee osteoarthritis. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease caused by wear and tear of the joints and breakdown of the articular cartilage. Being overweight or obese is a major contributing factor for this painful condition...

2013-11-27 23:00:27

The new article on the site Vinamy.com covers 17 homeopathic remedies for rheumatoid arthritis that help people treat their arthritis naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 The new article on the site Vkool.com delivers useful homeopathic remedies for rheumatoid arthritis that are actually suitable for those people who want to control their disease without using drugs or medications. At the beginning of the article, people will learn simple ways on how to address the root causes...

2013-11-27 15:46:31

A novel study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis & Rheumatism, shows that smaller micropolitan areas of the U.S.—those with less than 50,000 people—have very few or no practicing adult rheumatologist. In some of these areas, individuals have to travel more than 200 miles to reach the closest rheumatologist. A 2005 ACR workforce study examining the number of adult practicing rheumatologists in the United States estimated there to be roughly...

2013-11-22 23:33:33

World’s first fitness and wellness center designed especially for joint-pain sufferers announces “Mobility Date Night” and Meet and Greet with Sharlene Wells Hawkes, former Miss America. Provo, UT (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 I Can Move Again, the world’s first fitness and wellness center designed especially for joint-pain sufferers, would like to report our Grand Opening Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony on Monday, November 19 was a success. I Can Move Again received enough community...


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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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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