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2013-05-16 23:01:19

Arthritis affects more than 21 million Americans; Allsup representatives can assist individuals with arthritis in applying for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits. Belleville,

2013-05-07 23:03:48

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day 2013 (#WAAD13) is a ground-breaking, annual 47-hour Virtual Convention that will unite 36 nonprofits and dozens of advocates and experts from around the world in

2013-04-30 10:27:07

A gas associated with the smell of rotten eggs has proven to effectively reduce joint swelling, in research which could lead to advances in the treatment of arthritis.

2013-04-24 18:56:34

Researchers report in Nature Genetics they have increased the number of confirmed genes linked to juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) from three to 17 – a finding that will clarify how JIA fits into the spectrum of autoimmune disorders and help identify potential treatment targets.

2013-04-19 16:27:28

Dry eye disease (DED) is a common condition that causes discomfort, visual disturbance and potentially damaging ocular surface inflammation that greatly impacts a person's quality of life.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.