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2014-08-27 08:28:15

On September 17, $10 from Every Massage or Facial Will Benefit the Arthritis Foundation LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces again to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to raise funds to find a cure for people living with arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. On Sept. 17, 2014, Massage Envy Spa clinics in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada will donate $10 from...

2014-08-25 12:26:22

On September 17, $10 from every massage or facial benefits the Arthritis Foundation SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spas in Northern California have joined forces with the Arthritis Foundation to host the fourth annual Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to build awareness and raise funds to fight arthritis. On Sept. 17, 2014, the more than 80 Massage Envy Spas in Sacramento and the Bay Area will donate $10 from every one-hour massage or...

2014-08-25 08:27:26

New Indication in Chronic Pain Marks Company's Third FDA Approval in Less Than a Year PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, announced today the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ZORVOLEX® (diclofenac) capsules, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), for the management of osteoarthritis pain. This marks the second indication...

2014-08-21 23:10:39

Diet Doc distinguishes itself from the competition by offering patients real solutions to specific weight-related conditions with safe and fast weight loss. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Being overweight or obese may be one of the top contributors of painful osteoarthritis. Although there is no cure, patients have learned how to relieve osteoarthritis pain by making certain lifestyle changes, such as losing excess weight and following a medically guided diet plan. Osteoarthritis is a...

2014-08-20 08:27:57

Be Joint Smart to educate roughly 43,500 local residents with PsA about their disease PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're one of the roughly 43,500 D.C. metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--an inflammatory autoimmune disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons--learn to control your condition with Be Joint Smart, a free psoriatic arthritis program presented by the National Psoriasis Foundation, at...

2014-08-18 12:26:55

Nearly 80 Percent of Surveyed Physicians Believe Xeljanz is Superior to Methotrexate in Inhibiting Structural Progression in RA, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the FDA approval of Pfizer's supplemental New Drug Application for Xeljanz in February 2014 to include the reduction of radiographic progression of structural joint damage has had a positive impact on U.S. rheumatologists'...

2014-08-18 08:28:51

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced the 6 weeks results of the open label portion of the multiple injections of Ampion(TM) into the knees of patients (n=7) with osteoarthritis (OA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Vaughan Clift, MD, Ampio's Chief Regulatory Officer explained: "This first part of the multiple injection study involved patients receiving a series of three 4ml injections...

New Cause Of Osteoarthritis Revealed
2014-08-13 03:00:25

University of Liverpool A new mechanism of joint destruction caused by a natural material that grinds away healthy cartilage and worsens osteoarthritis has been identified in human hip joints for the first time by University of Liverpool scientists. The scientists, with Professor Alan Boyde and colleagues from Queen Mary University of London, were studying the hip of a man with the genetic condition, alkaptonuria (AKU), This is a metabolic disease in which a substance called...

2014-08-13 08:27:05

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the most common form of inflammatory arthritis today, gout is growing in epidemic proportions in the United States. With prevalence of comorbid health issues - including diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity - also on the rise, Hispanic Americans face even greater risks for developing gout. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135196 To help raise gout awareness and encourage proper diagnosis and management among at-risk Hispanic...

2014-08-12 23:06:16

Curriculum Developed by The Arthritis Society Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Pharmacists across the country will soon receive specialized training to better support the unique health needs of those living with arthritis thanks to the launch of a new on-line education program designed by The Arthritis Society. Pharmacists who complete the training will receive certification and be able to offer a wider range of tailored consultations to their patients with arthritis. This is in...


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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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conjunto
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