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2014-10-01 23:13:02

Lara Bloom to Serve on EDNF Board of Directors as International Liaison to Advance EDNF’s Global Reach McLean, VA (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF) is proud to welcome Lara Bloom, COO, Ehlers-Danlos Support UK (EDS UK), to its Board of Directors as an International Liaison. Bloom will form the link between EDNF activities in North America and the Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) medical and patient community in the United Kingdom. Bloom was voted onto...

2014-07-30 23:02:12

EDNF Installs 2014-2015 Board of Directors McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF) is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 Board of Directors. Sandra Aiken Chack will serve as chair. The board was voted upon earlier this month at the EDNF 2014 Annual Learning Conference in Houston, Texas July 10-12. “The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation has an ambitious agenda ahead of us. From the rollout of the first EDNF Center for Clinical Care & Research at...

2014-03-05 23:23:54

The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF) is pleased to announce that registration for the world’s largest gathering of people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), family caregivers, and experts, the EDNF 2014 Learning Conference, opened today. At EDNF’s conference, to be held July 10-12, 2014 in Houston, Texas at the Hilton Americas Hotel, EDS patients will connect with knowledgeable professionals in the medical community and other EDS patients. McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The...

2014-01-12 23:02:50

Wintertime weather can affect more than just your mood; it can have a significant impact on your health as well – particularly if you are among the 50 million adults suffering from arthritis in the US. Dr. Jack Waxman of NCMA’s FountainGrove Rheumatology can help you understand and manage the symptoms associated with arthritis including those worsened by cold weather. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Anyone who suffers from arthritis pain can tell you that their joints do...

2013-05-14 23:27:19

EDNF to fund first ever EDNF Center for Clinical Care & Research McLean, VA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Coulter client, Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF) will provide funding to support a virtual center at Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) under the direction of Clair Francomano, MD, GBMC's Director of Adult Genetics. The Center will provide comprehensive clinical care for patients, professional education for physicians and a research component. Elliot Clark, EDNF board chairman,...

2012-02-03 19:00:38

An innovative approach to genome screening has provided clues about rare mutations that may make people susceptible to brain aneurysms, predisposing them to brain bleeds, according to preliminary late-breaking research presented at the American Stroke Association´s International Stroke Conference 2012. For the first time, scientists applied a process called whole exome sequencing to seek gene mutations in families in which multiple relatives have intracranial aneurysms, a condition in...

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The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).