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2014-05-19 16:22:29

Early diagnosis and treatment can help you maintain an active lifestyle ROSEMONT, Ill., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Suffering with pain or stiffness in your feet and ankles? It could be arthritis. More than 52 million Americans have the condition, which destroys the normal workings of a joint. Arthritis most commonly affects the knees, hands, hips and spine, all of which impact quality of life in some way. But when arthritis affects the feet and ankles, mobility can be...

2014-05-01 08:31:52

VANCOUVER, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Successful organizations are paying more attention to the needs of employees living with arthritis, underlining the significant role 4.6 million Canadians living with arthritis have in the work force and economy. Today at the 2014 Canadian Life and Health Insurance of Canada Annual Claims Conference in Quebec City, Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE) announced a nationwide search for best arthritis strategies and practices in the Canadian workplace as...

2014-04-28 08:28:32

Celebrate the Spirit of Arthritis Awareness Month by Participating in the Walk to Cure Arthritis in Your Community LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Help find a cure by participating in and fundraising for the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis. Formerly known as 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. Funds raised through local...

2014-04-24 12:29:49

First U.S. registry to collect both physician and patient data on psoriatic arthritis PORTLAND, Ore., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To improve treatment decisions and patient outcomes for psoriatic arthritis (PsA)--a chronic inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints and tendons--the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and Corrona, LLC (Corrona) are collaborating to give NPF-affiliated researchers access to Corrona's psoriatic arthritis registry, which is the largest...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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