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2014-01-22 12:27:27

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: EpiCast Report: Uveitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 EpiCast Report: Uveitis - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 Summary Uveitis is a serious eye condition that often results in permanent vision damage due to frequent recurrence even after treatment. It consists of a group of diseases that present with inflammation of the uvea, can occur in one or both eyes, and may also affect the...

2013-11-27 23:00:27

The new article on the site Vinamy.com covers 17 homeopathic remedies for rheumatoid arthritis that help people treat their arthritis naturally. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 The new article on the site Vkool.com delivers useful homeopathic remedies for rheumatoid arthritis that are actually suitable for those people who want to control their disease without using drugs or medications. At the beginning of the article, people will learn simple ways on how to address the root causes...

2013-10-28 11:39:38

Early menopause is risk factor, research presented at American College of Rheumatology meeting shows People with rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions are at higher risk of heart disease. Who is in the most danger, why and how best to prevent and detect cardiovascular complications are important questions for physicians and researchers. Mayo Clinic studies presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting shed new light on this connection, in part by...

2013-10-22 12:28:13

Rheumatoid Patient Foundation to Present Findings at the American College of Rheumatology 2013 Annual Meeting COCOA, Fla., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rheumatoid Patient Foundation (RPF) announced today that it will be presenting two abstracts with compelling findings on the nature and assessment of rheumatoid disease at the 2013 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) / Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) Annual Scientific Meeting, to be held...

2013-09-24 11:22:59

In the U.S., there are nearly 300,000 children with juvenile arthritis and other rheumatic illnesses according to estimates from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). For pediatric patients with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), effective treatment for this disabling disease is imperative. New treatment recommendations that guide physicians caring for children with systemic JIA are now published in the ACR journals, Arthritis & Rheumatism and Arthritis Care &...

2013-07-02 12:29:44

Recognizing Warning Signs Key to Preventing Disability ATLANTA, July 2, 2013 /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 early signs and symptoms of juvenile arthritis and resources available for families affected by the disease. (Photo:...

2013-06-10 00:21:15

Economic impact of arthritis estimated to be $33 billion annually TORONTO, June 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Siena Pacheco is five years old, and enjoys swimming and riding her bike. Sheila Stone has a few years on Siena, but she also enjoys swimming and cycling, and the kindergarten teacher insists she still has the spirit of a five-year-old. The two share one other thing in common: they both have arthritis. Siena, Sheila and close to 8,000 other Canadians turned out today in 30...

2013-06-06 08:30:50

Arthritis Foundation Hosts 2013 National Juvenile Arthritis Conference in Anaheim, Calif., on July 18-21 LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen-year-old Caitlin looks and acts like a typical high school sophomore. One would never guess that both of her hips were replaced by the age of 12 as a result of systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Nearly 300,000 children like Caitlin are affected by juvenile arthritis (JA), an umbrella term used to describe the...

2013-05-10 00:20:42

Ilaris® (canakinumab) is the first interleukin-1 beta inhibitor for the treatment of SJIA and the only treatment approved specifically for SJIA that is given as a monthly subcutaneous injection(1) EAST HANOVER, N.J., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ilaris(®) (canakinumab) for the treatment of active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) in patients aged 2 years and older. Ilaris is...

2013-04-24 18:56:34

Researchers report in Nature Genetics they have increased the number of confirmed genes linked to juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) from three to 17 — a finding that will clarify how JIA fits into the spectrum of autoimmune disorders and help identify potential treatment targets. Published April 21, the study involves an international research team that analyzed 2,816 JIA cases recruited from more than 40 pediatric rheumatology clinics. It was the largest collaborative patient...