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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 12:31:06

Arthritis Foundation Raises Funds for a Cure in the San Francisco Walk to Cure Arthritis SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 17 at the Golden Gate Park Music Concourse in San Francisco. 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....

2014-04-15 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 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....

2014-04-11 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 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....

2014-04-04 23:00:15

Paddison Program To Rheumatoid Arthritis PDF, created by Clint Paddison, is a brand new treatment for rheumatoid arthritis that offers useful tips on how to get rid of this condition quickly and safely. The site Vkool.com released Paddison Program To Rheumatoid Arthritis PDF review, showing readers if this remedy is effective. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 In fact, a lot of people around the world are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. Paddison Program To Rheumatoid Arthritis PDF...

2014-04-02 12:32:34

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A mobile application focusing on rheumatoid arthritis management -- created by DKBmed, LLC, in collaboration with Clifton O. Bingham III, MD, Director of the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine -- was ranked #1 in 2013 by rheumatologists on the Rheumatology Network website and highly rated in 2014 on the Healthline website. Called Rheumatoid Arthritis Vital Education (RAVE) Mobile, the app was...