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2013-10-30 08:32:16

Key Drivers of Growth Will Be the Continued Uptake of Benlysta and the Entry of Several Premium-Priced Biologics, According to Findings from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) market will grow dramatically over the next decade from approximately $900 million in 2012 to $4 billion in...

2013-10-29 23:28:47

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Specific Digestive Disorders Linked to Increase in Heart Attacks details how certain digestive disorders increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled Specific Digestive Disorders Linked to Increase in Heart Attacks details how certain digestive disorders increase the risk of heart attack and stroke. People suffering from inflammatory bowel disease,...

2013-10-29 12:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor/Comedian/Director Bob Saget will host Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine, the signature event of the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) on Monday, November 4 at Carolines on Broadway. Saget, an SRF Board Member who lost his sister to scleroderma, will be joined in the fundraising effort by comedians Jim Gaffigan, John Oliver (The Daily Show) and other special guests. Saget's friend and co-star from the Full House days, John...

2013-10-28 11:39:38

Early menopause is risk factor, research presented at American College of Rheumatology meeting shows People with rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions are at higher risk of heart disease. Who is in the most danger, why and how best to prevent and detect cardiovascular complications are important questions for physicians and researchers. Mayo Clinic studies presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting shed new light on this connection, in part by...

2013-10-28 08:30:22

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Exagen Diagnostics, a leading medical diagnostic company focused in rheumatology, today announced the addition of Arthur Weinstein, M.D., MACR, FRCP, as its newest board member and adviser to Exagen's scientific team. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131028/LA05125LOGO) Dr. Weinstein is professor of medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center and Associate Chairman, Department of Medicine, and Director, Section of...

2013-10-28 08:30:08

Be Joint Smart educates public about devastating disease affecting 196,000 Texans PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year, the National Psoriasis Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation will partner to educate Americans about psoriatic arthritis, a chronic, inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects roughly 47,500 Greater Houston residents and as many as 196,000 Texans. The two organizations present the first psoriatic-arthritis specific program in...

2013-10-28 08:29:30

Nearly 70 Percent of Patients Receiving SIMPONI ARIA at Two Years Demonstrated ACR 20 Response SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New two-year results of a Phase 3 study sponsored by Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) showed that SIMPONI(®) ARIA(TM) (golimumab) for infusion in combination with methotrexate inhibited radiographic progression in patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) at week 24, and continued to inhibit radiographic...

2013-10-28 00:22:31

Hasselt University and INOVA Diagnostics Enter into a Research Collaboration and License Agreement for Novel Diagnostics HASSELT, Belgium and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hasselt University and INOVA Diagnostics are pleased to announce the completion of an exclusive, worldwide license agreement and research collaboration for technology developed at the University. This technology represents an important advance in the diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). VIB, the...

Sweet Tooth In Gut Bacteria Helps Keep Us Healthy
2013-10-27 05:07:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It may not be good for your health if you have too much of a “sweet tooth,” but it’s an entirely different story when it comes to some strains of gut bacteria, according to new research appearing in Friday’s edition of the open-access, peer reviewed scientific journal PLoS ONE. Researchers from the Institute of Food Research looked at the interaction between those bacteria, which help us digest the food that we eat and...

2013-10-25 16:23:58

VANCOUVER, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Augurex Life Sciences Corp. announced today the expansion of key data related to its innovative 14-3-3eta biomarkers with scheduled presentations next week at the prestigious American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, taking place at the San Diego Convention Center, October 25-30, 2013. World-leading investigators will present data, including a late-breaking study, describing 14-3-3eta's clinical utility for rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...