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One-third of adult Americans with arthritis battle anxiety or depression
2012-04-30 07:30:23

Anxiety more common than depression among people with arthritis

2012-04-26 09:19:43

Obesity and the painful autoimmune disorder rheumatoid arthritis are each becoming more common, raising a logical question: Could one have something to do with the other?

2012-04-23 22:30:57

Identifying diseases at an early, presymptomatic stage may offer the best chance for establishing proper treatment and improving patient outcomes.

2012-04-16 23:01:24

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day (WAAD) is a free global Online Virtual Convention that invites patients and supporters to attend Virtual Presentations and Chat Sessions, download countless educational


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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