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2014-07-16 08:28:17

PORTLAND, Ore., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirteen scientists received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasis--an autoimmune disease that appears on the skin, affecting 7.5 million Americans--and psoriatic arthritis--an inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints and tendons, occurring in up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis. Learn more about the NPF research...

2014-07-15 23:14:33

Achieve is conducting a Phase III, randomized, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of a new viscoelastic hydrogel, for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 *To see if you qualify for this OA Clinical Trial in Birmingham, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and you may receive...

2014-07-15 23:08:23

In this webinar, the presenters will discuss how to leverage time response modeling to optimize clinical trial design and better predict trial outcomes for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and similar indications based on a number of biologic agents that they have studied. The live broadcast will take place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 10am EDT / 3pm BST (UK GMT +1). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Given the high medical need in this category, there has been increasing interest in recent...

2014-07-14 08:26:06

U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware Concurrently Denies Motion For Preliminary Injunction Filed by Antares Pharma, Inc. CHICAGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medac Pharma, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company focused on the development of new molecules and improving the effectiveness of existing medicines, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rasuvo(TM), a subcutaneous injectable methotrexate (MTX) therapy delivered in an auto-injector...

2014-07-11 10:03:55

Elsevier Health Sciences Commonly prescribed anti-arthritics can exacerbate other inflammatory diseases like periodontitis, according to new research published in The American Journal of Pathology Inflammatory diseases can occur simultaneously in distinct sites in the same patient, complicating treatment because a medication effective for one disorder may exacerbate the other. One such example is the anti-arthritic medication dexamethasone, which alleviates joint disease but can worsen...

2014-07-10 23:10:20

Company Expands the Distribution of Helpful Supplement Across American Market Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Joint pain, inflammation, and osteoarthritis affect more than 50 million people in the United States, causing a range of expensive medical bills, decrease in activity and correlating health issues. Synofit, a supplement that has already had great success in Europe, protects flexibility and joint comfort. People across the U.S. in search for a better way to ease their joint...

2014-07-10 23:09:05

Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis is a new product created by Clint Paddison and is aimed at helping people treat their rheumatoid arthritis by curing it for good. A full review of Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis on the website Vinamy.com points out whether the kit really works or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Rheumatoid arthritis may be a disease that is being taken for granted in some circles, but it still is one which affects a lot of older people across all...

2014-07-10 23:08:41

Los Angeles orthopedic surgeon Dr. Eric Millstein comments on study linking walking to a decreased risk of osteoarthritis limitations. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 According to a new study published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, taking 6,000 steps a day keeps mobility limitations at bay for patients suffering from osteoarthritis. Nearly 27 million Americans aged 25 and older are diagnosed with osteoarthritis, and 80% of these patients have some...

Low Back Pain Not Caused By The Weather
2014-07-10 03:39:33

Wiley Australian researchers reveal that sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation. Findings published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), indicate that the risk of low back pain slightly increases with higher wind speed or wind gusts, but was not clinically significant. According to the World Health Organization (WHO)...

2014-07-09 08:28:16

Psoriasis Foundation will drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease, help those affected PORTLAND, Ore., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Psoriasis Foundation will double the number of researchers studying psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis while also cutting in half the number of people who say these chronic conditions are a problem in their daily lives as part of its new five-year strategic plan and mission to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected....


Latest arthritis Reference Libraries

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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'