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2014-03-26 11:31:04

A new international study has revealed how genetics could explain why different environmental exposures can trigger the onset of different forms of rheumatoid arthritis. A team at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Genetics and Genomics at The University of Manchester, part of a large international consortium involving scientists from across 15 academic institutions, believe their findings could have important implication for the way that rheumatoid arthritis is diagnosed and treated....

2014-03-24 23:02:53

Five Signature Initiatives Designed to Support 4.6 Million Canadians Living with Arthritis Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Arthritis Society today launched a $25 million campaign to engage Canadians in an effort to Erase the Pain of arthritis. As the country’s largest non-governmental funder of arthritis research, The Society is appealing for support in helping the one in six to Canadians that lives directly with arthritis. “Erase the Pain is aimed at bringing real and...

2014-02-26 23:33:54

The new “Autoimmune Disease Treatment” writing on the website Vkool.com covers natural ways to treat autoimmune diseases effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The new “Autoimmune Disease Treatment” article on the site Vkool.com delivers to readers easy tips to cure autoimmune disorders. The report is divided into two main sections. In the first section of the report, people will get to know common causes of autoimmune diseases, such as family history, hormonal status,...

2014-02-06 23:26:33

Sarah Allison Publishing (Dallas,Texas) has announced a new book detailing Successful Natural Treatment Strategies for Arthritis Pain Relief co-authored by nationally renowned Rheumatologist, Dr. Scott Zashin (http://www.scottzashinmd.com) and Carol Eustice, purveyor of About.com Arthritis. “Natural Arthritis Treatment: The Buzz About CherryFlex, Avocado Soy, DONA and Other Natural Remedies for Arthritis Pain Relief” will become a trusted resource for those afflicted with arthritis...

2014-02-06 23:03:43

Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis designed by Clint Paddison is the latest program that provides a wide range of exercises for pain relief and joint healing. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Paddison Program For Rheumatoid Arthritis is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder that typically affects the small joints in people’s hands and feet. RA also is a disabling and painful...

2014-02-04 16:29:30

Lupus Research Organizations Welcome Big-Science Push to Drive New Therapies for Lupus Patients NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) and the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) are proud to join the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) launched today to speed new paths to treatment for lupus and autoimmune diseases. The new $230 million collaboration will harness the collective knowledge and resources...

2014-01-30 16:26:47

HAYWARD, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat autoimmune diseases, announced today that Paul F. Truex, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate update on the progress of the Company's development programs including additional plans for blisibimod beyond autoimmune disorders at three conferences in February and early March. Investor...

2014-01-28 12:29:57

Patients Around the Globe Band Together to Increase Awareness for Rheumatoid Arthritis COCOA, Fla., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of patients are joining an international movement to increase awareness for the chronic illness known as rheumatoid arthritis, or rheumatoid disease, in anticipation of the second annual Rheumatoid Awareness Day on February 2. Rheumatoid Awareness Day was established in 2013 by the Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF) to address the...

2014-01-22 10:29:51

Levels of depression and anxiety in people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are higher than previously reported, according to new research. As a result of their findings, a multi-center team led by researchers at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Genetics and Genomics at The University of Manchester, say that patients with severe active disease, who are waiting to go onto a biological therapy, should be routinely screened for depression by their doctors. The team, led by Professor...

2014-01-09 23:26:38

Dr. James Wells, of South Charlotte Dentistry, is excited about sharing information about Rheumatoid Arthritis as it relates to dental health with his patients and the community. (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 In recent years, we’ve learned more and more about the link between a healthy mouth and a healthy body. But now research is pointing to specific connections of certain types of bacteria and diseases, in particular Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Dr. James Wells, of South Charlotte...