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2011-03-17 23:01:00

NEW YORK, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motivated by the lack of treatment options for patients with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS), rheumatology researchers convened an international committee to address the problem directly. Their creation, APS ACTION (Antiphospholipid Syndrome Alliance for Clinical Trials and International Networking), is bringing together some of the foremost experts on APS--a little-known blood condition that can cause severe health consequences--to design clinical...

2010-12-21 09:15:00

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. is pleased to announce the publication of a new syndicated report focused on the management and treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in the U.S. ChartTrends®: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus is an annual publication based on patient and laboratory data collected from 1,079 lupus patient charts as submitted by 201 rheumatologists. The report provides insight into the factors that drive...

2010-12-03 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) announced the creation of the Center for Musculoskeletal Outcomes and Patient Oriented Research to translate information collected from an extensive patient population into studies that will guide experts in preventing, diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal disorders. "Through this new Center, Hospital for Special Surgery will report on the effectiveness of orthopaedic and rheumatology treatments, so physicians,...

2010-11-08 11:15:38

3 HSS faculty honored as masters at American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting Hospital for Special Surgery physicians who focus on lupus, scleroderma and related conditions are traveling from New York City to Atlanta this week to share their recent findings at the 74th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). Special Surgery investigators will present advances that may influence the future of clinical care. Topics include prevention strategies for helping...

2010-07-02 11:00:00

NEW YORK, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) plans to host a two-day international Osteoarthritis Summit in June 2011. The Hospital, internationally recognized for its leadership in the fields of orthopedics and rheumatology, will bring together, for the first time, a truly comprehensive multidisciplinary group of world renowned scientists, thought-leaders and industry representatives from the United States, Canada, and Europe, to discuss all aspects of OA and develop...

2010-06-18 14:16:39

The effects of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) may differ based on the individual patient's genealogical heritage, according to results of a new study presented today at EULAR 2010, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism in Rome, Italy. In particular, the study reinforced differences in SLE phenotype found between Northern and Southern European subpopulations. Results from a Europe-wide study, involving 1,555 SLE patients from nine European countries, showed that...

2010-06-18 14:03:02

The Chinese Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Treatment and Research Group (CSTAR) announced interim epidemiological information on SLE patients in China today at EULAR 2010, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism in Rome, Italy. Robust data on SLE patients has been scarce to date; but now CSTAR provides the first online registry of this magnitude in China. To date the registry has collated data from 2,104 SLE patients across 30 Chinese provinces. An initial...

2010-02-05 09:32:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery, (HSS), a world leader in orthopedics and rheumatology, today announced its support of the Arthritis Foundation and Ad Council newly launched campaign, "Moving is the Best Medicine," to raise awareness of osteoarthritis, increase public health education and support breakthrough research. "Like the Arthritis Foundation, we are focusing our extensive clinical and research resources on raising awareness of the potentially...

2010-01-28 11:46:08

Largest US study to date finds mortality outcomes improving A recent study by researchers from the Cleveland Clinic found that the overall mortality rate in the U.S. for all pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases was not worse than the age and sex-adjusted population. Furthermore, mortality rates were significantly lower than reported in previous studies of rheumatic diseases and conditions that are associated with increased mortality. Details of the study appear in the February issue of...

2010-01-13 17:33:00

NEW YORK, Jan, 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital for Special Surgery today announced that Mary K. Crow, M.D. has been appointed Physician-In-Chief and Chair of the Division of Rheumatology. This appointment is effective as of April 1. Dr. Crow, who is an internationally recognized research scientist and a leader in the field of rheumatology and autoimmunity research and clinical practice, will bring her expertise to her new role at Special Surgery. (Photo:...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.