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2010-06-17 16:06:35

Biologics-naïve Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) patients may have an increased risk of cancer compared with the general Swedish population.

2010-04-15 14:52:14

The burden of arthritis is greater for African Americans and Hispanics, despite lower prevalence among these groups according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report published in the May issue of Preventing Chronic Disease.

2010-03-01 14:33:09

Smoking is already a known risk factor for age-related macular degeneration, cataract and thyroid eye disease.

2010-03-01 07:27:00

The Arthritis Society urges Canadians to learn more about one of the most common chronic childhood diseases during Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month TORONTO, March 1 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/the-arthritis-society/most-canadians-still-dont-know-kids-get-arthritis SOURCE

2010-01-28 11:46:08

Largest US study to date finds mortality outcomes improving.

2009-11-17 10:47:00

Actor Al Pacino and Gary N. Holland, M.D. Receive Prestigious Jane Wyman Humanitarian Award LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2009-06-29 12:47:02

Scientists have discovered gene expression differences that could lead to better ways to classify, predict outcome, and treat juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Eventually such findings could enable doctors to target more aggressive treatment to children at risk of more severe arthritis, while those likely to have milder disease could be spared the stronger treatments that carry a greater risk of side effects.

2009-06-17 16:15:42

Researchers in Russia say they found stress events often preceded the onset of rheumatoid arthritis. Dr.

2009-06-15 10:12:11

Canakinumab (ACZ885), a new interleukin-1 (IL-1)-beta blocking monoclonal antibody, shows encouraging efficacy and is well tolerated in children with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA)*, according to a new phase II study presented today at PReS 2009, a joint congress with the 2009 Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

2009-06-12 10:56:15

Three new studies have individually shown the anti-TNF (tumour necrosis factor) therapy etanercept to be effective, with a good safety profile, in children under four years of age with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), and associated with improved Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in a substantial proportion of children with JIA.


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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