Quantcast

Latest Inflammatory myopathy Stories

2009-09-14 09:30:42

Researchers in Montreal say inflammatory diseases -- polymyositis and dermatomyositis -- are linked to increased cardiovascular risk. The study, published in The Journal of Rheumatology, also find the immunosuppressive therapies currently used to treat the two inflammatory diseases looked at in the study --polymyositis and dermatomyositis -- may have a preventive effect against heart attacks. This is an extremely interesting finding for patients who are suffering from polymyositis and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
Related