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2012-11-12 11:12:01

Use of gut bacteria to treat autoimmune diseases among other research presented at ACR Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout. The research is among several studies Mayo Clinic is presenting at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Washington. Researchers also found that gut bacteria has potential to treat autoimmune disorders, rheumatoid arthritis patients are at higher risk for...

Gout Risk Lowered By Cherries
2012-09-29 05:06:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Eating cherries may lower your risk of a certain type of inflammatory arthritis attack, according to a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatism. Researchers found that patients with gout who consumed cherries over a two-day period showed a 35 percent lower risk of having attacks compared to those who did not eat the fruit. The scientists recruited 633 gout patients for the study, and followed them for a one year period....

2012-07-19 23:00:16

"Osteoarthritis of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the center for regenerative medicine," according to Doctor Farshchian an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 "Osteoarthritis of the knee is now being treated with regenerative medicine at the center for regenerative medicine," according to A.J. Farshchian MD an orthopedic regenerative practitioner at the center for regenerative medicine....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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