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2014-07-08 10:15:27

University of Oxford Partial knee replacement surgery is safer than total knee replacement, according to a new study published in The Lancet today (July 8). A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, funded by Arthritis Research UK and the Royal College of Surgeons, found that: Although the risk of life-threatening complications from knee replacement surgery is very small, people who undergo total knee replacement are four times more likely to die in the first month after...

2014-07-07 16:24:14

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariel Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Stryker Corporation's (NYSE: SYK) Bone Morphogenetic Protein-7 (BMP-7) assets for the potential treatment of osteoarthritis (OA), chronic kidney disease (CKD) and other organ fibrosis conditions, lupus, and obesity. Under the terms of the agreement, Mariel acquired the rights to over 450 issued and pending patents, Stryker's BMP-7-related clinical...

2014-07-07 16:02:23

European League Against Rheumatism Low dosing of infliximab does not appear to alter treatment response or adherence Data presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) showed that a significant number of patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) were not receiving doses of the tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNFα) inhibitor adalimumab necessary to achieve optimal clinical benefit. Further data revealed that, in the case of the TNFα inhibitor...

2014-07-07 15:58:52

European League Against Rheumatism Early detection could help prevent severe disease in the most common form of arthritis The results of a study presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) identify a correlation between the presence of biomarkers in the blood, known as micro RNAs (miRNAs), and the development of severe osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip joint. The findings suggest that miRNAs may be used as biomarkers to predict severe OA...

2014-07-03 23:07:34

Forces of Nature, an arthritis relief product, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Forces of Nature, an industry leader in arthritis relief products. All-natural remedies are quickly becoming popular for those suffering from painful arthritis symptoms. These products are void of harsh chemicals that can damage other organs in the process of...

2014-07-03 08:23:24

- Dermira obtains exclusive rights to develop Cimzia® in psoriasis in the US, Canada and the European Union BRUSSELS and REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB, a global biopharmaceutical leader (Euronext: UCB), and Dermira, Inc., a privately held US-based dermatology company, announced today that they have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for the development and future commercialization of Cimzia(®) (certolizumab pegol) in dermatology. This collaboration aims...

2014-07-02 08:27:27

The Arthritis Foundation Provides Life-Changing Support during Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month in July and Throughout the Year. LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juvenile arthritis (JA) is one of the most common, chronic childhood diseases in the U.S., affecting nearly 300,000 children. During Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, the Arthritis Foundation raises public awareness about this painful and debilitating disease--a disease that currently has no cure and...

2014-07-02 08:26:45

Event Celebrates Milestones and Medical Advances KEYSTONE, Colo., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children with arthritis, caregivers, doctors and researchers from across the nation will convene in Keystone, Colo., for the Arthritis Foundation National Juvenile Arthritis Conference, held July 3 - 6 in conjunction with Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Approximately 1,000 attendees will have the opportunity to network with those who share similar challenges and learn of...

2014-06-30 12:26:16

NORWALK, Conn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Rheumatology Network, a leading online community for Rheumatologists, offers special coverage of the major European rheumatology conference, just concluded in Paris, France. The annual meeting of the European Union League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) is one of the two major conferences at which rheumatologists share their latest research. Important news from this conference for the millions of people in the US with...

2014-06-30 08:30:15

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) today announced that it has started patient enrollment for the MULTIPLE INJECTIONS STUDY using Ampion(TM) for patients with mostly severe or very severe osteoarthritis (mostly severe Kellgren-Lawrence grade 3 and 4) of the knee for which there is no current non-surgical therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120516/MM09116LOGO Ampio's CEO, Mike Macaluso, explained, "This study is...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.