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2011-07-17 00:08:06

Hot Tubs Portland "“ New and Used Hot Tubs from Portland, OR Hot Tub Dealer can Help Ease Symptoms of Juvenile Arthritis, But Many Parents are Unaware of the Benefits of Hot Water Therapy Portland, OR (PRWEB) July 16, 2011 Oregon Hot Tub, a Hot Spring Spas, dealer with stores in Portland, Beaverton, Bend, Clackamas and Vancouver, WA is supporting Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month by providing free spa test soaks in all their 5 locations. Juvenile arthritis (JA) is an umbrella term...

2011-07-05 12:39:00

Early Diagnosis Key to Preventing Joint Damage ATLANTA, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children, yet it often goes undetected or misdiagnosed when symptoms first appear. This July, Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month, the Arthritis Foundation is focusing on increasing awareness of the signs of the disease and resources available for families affected by it. Juvenile arthritis affects 300,000 children in...

2011-04-15 15:39:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Actemra (tocilizumab), given alone or in combination with methotrexate, for the treatment of active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) in children ages 2 years and older. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) SJIA, or Still's disease, is a rare, potentially life-threatening disorder in children that causes severe inflammation throughout the...

2011-03-02 20:13:18

A full exam and patient history are vital to effectively diagnosing juvenile arthritis While lab tests and imaging can sometimes help diagnose juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), a physical examination and thorough patient history are the most valuable tools in identifying this disease. According to a new literature review from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the rate of false positives in laboratory evaluations and imaging studies meant to screen for...

2011-03-02 12:26:00

A full exam and patient history are vital to effectively diagnosing juvenile arthritis ROSEMONT, Ill., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While lab tests and imaging can sometimes help diagnose juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), a physical examination and thorough patient history are the most valuable tools in identifying this disease. According to a new literature review from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), the rate of false positives in...

2008-08-28 03:00:19

By Taghdiri, Celia Many people are shocked to learn that arthritis isn't just "an old person's disease." The reality is about 300,000 U.S. children, or one in 250, have joint inflammation that causes pain, redness, heat and swelling. Juvenile arthritis occurs before age 16. The most common is juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Idiopathic means arising from an unknown cause. Targeting the body's joints, JIA is more frequent in girls and occurs generally from one to three years of age, and...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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