Latest Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals Stories

2011-07-09 08:40:00

"¨Men who smoke have less of a risk of needing joint replacement surgery than those who have never lit up a cigarette, according to a new study published online in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism."¨The study, which was led by George Mnatzaganian, a Ph. D. student at the University of Adelaide in Australia, analyzed study data of more than 11,000 subjects and discovered that those who had smoked for 48 years or more had a 42% to 51% lower risk of needing a total knee or hip...

2010-11-04 14:03:00

Saturday, November 6, 2010 - Georgia World Congress Center, Room B-308 ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a one-time offering in Atlanta, held in conjunction with the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Rheumatology, the world's foremost gathering of rheumatology health professionals. A free public seminar for people with arthritis who live in the Atlanta area, and people who care about them, this is a unique opportunity to learn from...

2009-07-08 09:19:17

Ongoing studies have shown that sleep patterns, emotional support and alcohol habits, among other factors, are important for a good health-related quality of life for patients suffering from rheumatic diseases. Knowledge of these findings can be used to improve the care of such patients.Although different medical treatments have greatly improved the situation for patients with rheumatic diseases, much is still unknown regarding factors that predict a healthier outcome. The School of Health...

2009-04-03 22:46:15

A U.S. health association says a team approach is helpful for those trying to live with debilitating arthritis. Officials at the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals say a major part of treatment is putting together a strong team. Typically, the team is headed up by a rheumatologist -- an internist or pediatrician qualified by additional training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles and bones. The rheumatologist...

2008-10-22 12:00:51

Pacific Biometrics, Inc. (OTCBB: PBME), a leading provider of specialty medical laboratory and biomarker assay development and testing services, today announced that it will exhibit its laboratory and contract research services, along with its biomarker assay capabilities, at the ACR/ARHP Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco October 24-29, 2008. The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is an organization of and for physicians, health professionals and scientists that advances...

2008-10-10 12:00:42

D2Hawkeye(R), Inc., the market leader in transforming healthcare data into valuable information for managing clinical risk and costs, announced today that Michael Kane, M.D., D2Hawkeye Consultant, will be presenting at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals Scientific Meeting 08, on October 24-29, 2008 in San Francisco, CA. The six-day educational program will include workshops, study groups, abstract/research sessions, as well as pre-conference...

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