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2014-05-01 08:36:19

May is Lupus Awareness Month; Lupus Foundation of America Education Programs and Events Taking Place Nationwide WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Lupus Awareness Month this May, the Lupus Foundation of America is calling on the public to take action and raise their voice to increase lupus awareness and help solve the cruel mystery that is lupus. Lupus is a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body and has no known cause and...

2014-04-30 16:30:12

Afternoon to Honor Robbyn Sockolow, MD; Hosted by Veteran TV News Anchor Liz Cho and featuring a Fashion Presentation by Bergdorf Goodman NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Greater New York Chapter, will host their Twenty-First Annual Women of Distinction Luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria on Thursday, May 1(st). The luncheon will be hosted by veteran WABC-TV News Anchor, Liz Cho. To purchase tickets to the 21(st) Annual...

2014-04-30 12:30:11

Expert Opinion Indicates That Humira and Cimzia Have the Best Clinical Profiles of Key Marketed Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Decision Resources Group finds that, when asked to select the top three most persuasive end points when prescribing a new drug for psoriatic arthritis (PsA), the highest percentages of surveyed United States and European rheumatologists selected the American College of Rheumatology (ACR)...

2014-04-30 10:21:24

May provide therapeutic target for treating inflammatory bowel disease and preventing colitis-associated colorectal cancer, according to new research published in the American Journal of Pathology The adhesion molecule CD146 plays a vital role in inflammation and offers a promising therapeutic target for treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as well as preventing colitis-associated colorectal cancer, say scientists. Targeting CD146 with anti-CD146 antibody AA98, especially in...

2014-04-28 23:03:54

According to a new report from BCC Research, the global market for drugs to treat systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), is expected to grow to $2.6 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.4%. The North American market, the fastest growing regional segment overall, is growing at a tremendous 24.7% CAGR. Wellesley, Mass., (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, DRUGS FOR TREATING SYSTEMIC LUPUS...

2014-04-28 16:27:23

Project Runway's Tim Gunn Joins 400 NYC Leaders at S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's Annual Bag Ladies Luncheon NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of leaders in New York's fashion, entertainment, travel, philanthropic and lupus communities turned out to support the fight against lupus at the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's sixth annual New York Bag Ladies Luncheon. Raising over $350,000, the sold-out event featured Emmy-winning Project Runway host Tim Gunn as Master of Ceremonies....

2014-04-28 12:27:09

Rheumatologists Cite Improved Health-Related Quality of Life, Improved Effect in Disease Activity among Unmet Needs, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. and EU5 rheumatologists agree that new therapies for the treatment of moderate to severe systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) that offer improved effect on disease activity and renal organ domain scores over current therapies...

2014-04-24 23:12:36

Of 11 research presentations Miraca will present at DDW, seven examine the role of ethnicity in pathology diagnosis, and two were honored for Platform Presentation. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, the nation’s largest independent anatomic pathology lab, will highlight ethnicity trends in pathology diagnoses in its presentation of research at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2014, considered the largest and most prestigious meeting in the world for GI...

2014-04-24 12:29:49

First U.S. registry to collect both physician and patient data on psoriatic arthritis PORTLAND, Ore., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To improve treatment decisions and patient outcomes for psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--a chronic inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints and tendons--the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and Corrona, LLC (Corrona) are collaborating to give NPF-affiliated researchers access to Corrona's psoriatic arthritis registry, which is the largest...

2014-04-23 08:31:08

Ten scholarships of up to $5,000 now available, up from seven last year TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Crohn's and Colitis Canada and AbbVie are providing funding for more students living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through an increased number of AbbVie IBD scholarships. There are now ten (10) one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 CAN available (up from 7 in 2013) to meet the increasing need for support of Canadian students living with these chronic diseases....


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