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2014-04-21 08:26:18

CoolCell® cell freezing device and CoolBox(TM) ice-free cooling workstations chosen to support handling and processing of investigational cell therapy product in landmark clinical research trial. LARKSPUR, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BioCision, LLC, a leader in advanced products to improve biomaterial handling and standardization, announced that several of the company's products used to support temperature control, as well as processing and handling of cell therapy...

2014-04-21 08:26:12

Arthritis advocates unite in State Capitol on April 22-23 to raise awareness and support for the disabling disease affecting more than 5.3 million Californians. SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability, affects more than 5.3 million adults and 38,000 children in California. During the California Arthritis Foundation Council's Advocacy Summit on April 22-23, arthritis advocates of all ages will share their...

2014-04-20 23:01:04

ReportsnReports.com offers Therapeutic Class Overview: Psoriasis – Plaque Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis: Novel Oral drugs and Biologics to Change Future Treatment Paradigm market research report in its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Therapeutic Class Overview: Psoriasis – Plaque Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis: Novel Oral drugs and Biologics to Change Future Treatment Paradigm market research report says that over the last decades, therapeutic options for Plaque...

2014-04-19 16:20:47

More than 4,000 local supporters walk to raise funds, awareness and congressional support for lupus WASHINGTON, April 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 4,000 people with lupus, their friends and families converged in the nation's capital on Saturday to shed light on the cruel mystery that is lupus. Grand marshaled by multi-talented entertainer and television personality Nick Cannon, the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now(TM) event in Washington, D.C....

2014-04-18 16:21:55

An evening of Cool Comedy, Live Music and Haute Cuisine to Benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to an eclectic and unique gathering of gifted and creative minds, new treatments for a rare autoimmune disease may be just a few short years away... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140418/76538 Comedian Bob Saget, author of the new book Dirty Daddy will host an evening of headlining music, comedy, food and wine...

2014-04-18 13:49:48

A discovery by Northwestern Medicine scientists could lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle of tissue scarring in people with scleroderma. Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, and progressive tightening of the skin and lungs can lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, death. The concept for new therapeutic options centers on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant professor in Medicine-Rheumatology, who identified the role...

2014-04-16 23:14:45

In May, over three dozen nonprofits around the world, along with thousands of patients, supporters, practitioners, and researchers, will unite under one ‘virtual roof’ to participate in the largest educational & awareness event in Autoimmune Arthritis history. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 At 6am ET/USA on May 19th, 2014, the online Virtual Convention doors to World Autoimmune Arthritis Day (WAAD14) will open and 1,000’s of attendees from dozens of countries around the...

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...


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