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2014-04-16 11:40:27

A new study has shed light on the factors likely to lead to the development of a rare condition affecting the inner ear. In the most comprehensive study of Ménière's Disease to date, researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School have been able to suggest what goes wrong in the body when people develop the disease, and provide an insight into factors that lead to its development. Ménière's Disease can cause tinnitus, hearing loss, vertigo attacks and a feeling of pressure...

2014-04-15 08:31:23

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure in the Cincinnati Walk to Cure Arthritis CINCINNATI, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 18 at Sawyer Point in Cincinnati. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability....

2014-04-14 20:22:24

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReCept announces that it is among a select group of specialty pharmacies selected by Celgene to distribute Otezla® (apremilast), a new medication for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis. Otezla® is an oral small-molecule which works by blocking the enzyme phosphodiesterase 4 to reduce swelling in joints and improve physical function in a form of arthritis that afflicts psoriasis sufferers. Approved by the FDA on March 21, 2014 and...

2014-04-14 12:37:44

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure at the Philadelphia Walk to Cure Arthritis PHILADELPHIA, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 17 at FDR Park located at 20 Pattison Avenue in Philadelphia. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability....

2014-04-12 23:00:25

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Inflammatory Bowel Disease Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/inflammatory-bowel-disease.html. Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an immune-mediated disease in which the body’s own immune system attacks the parts of the digestive system of the human body....

2014-04-11 16:21:36

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/btp9ds/global_multiple) has announced the addition of the "Global Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Therapeutics Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/btp9ds/global_multiple ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Therapeutics market to grow at...

2014-04-11 08:25:06

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure at the Denver Walk to Cure Arthritis DENVER, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 18 at Washington Park in Denver. Formerly known as the Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. The Denver Walk to Cure...

2014-04-10 12:27:11

America's largest lupus walk program takes place at South Street Seaport on Saturday, May 3 NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America will host its 2014 annual Walk To End Lupus Now(TM)( )event in New York City on Saturday, May 3 at the South Street Seaport. The largest lupus walk program in the country, Walk to End Lupus Now events are held in more than 60 cities, bringing together community members--lupus patients, friends, families,...

2014-04-10 11:29:47

Rheumatoid arthritis patients are likelier than the average person to develop chronic kidney disease, and more severe inflammation in the first year of rheumatoid arthritis, corticosteroid use, high blood pressure and obesity are among the risk factors, new Mayo Clinic research shows.  Physicians should test rheumatoid arthritis patients periodically for signs of kidney problems, and patients should work to keep blood pressure under control, avoid a high-salt diet, and eliminate or scale...

2014-04-07 12:33:45

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure in the Atlanta Walk to Cure Arthritis ATLANTA, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 3 at Concourse Office Park in Atlanta, Ga. Formerly Arthritis Walk, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation's signature, national fundraising event to prevent, control and cure the nation's leading cause of disability....