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2014-06-25 23:13:19

Over 300 participants walked a course of two miles led by author Andrew Louis Botieri to help raise funds that will go towards providing essential support resources and educational forums for patients and families affected by scleroderma. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Andrew Louis Botieri, whose astonishing recovery from scleroderma is captured in his life-changing autobiography “A Celebration of Life: A Story of Hope, a Miracle, and the Power of Attitude”, led the Walk, Talk and...

2014-06-10 23:13:21

Andrew Louis Botieri has written a new foreword to his poignant autobiographical book “A Celebration of Life: A Story of Hope, a Miracle, and the Power of Attitude”. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Andrew Louis Botieri, Scleroderma Survivor & Inspirational Speaker, Writes New Foreword to “A Celebration of Life” to Mark National Scleroderma Awareness Month To mark National Scleroderma Awareness Month in June, Andrew Louis Botieri has written a new foreword to his poignant...

2014-06-05 16:27:14

SAN FRANCISCO, BOSTON and HAMILTON, Ontario, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of North America's leading scleroderma advocacy and research organizations today announced they are joining forces during June's Scleroderma Awareness Month, with a social media campaign to compel more people to learn more about the little-known and often misunderstood disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/94801 The primary partners are Scleroderma Foundation, Scleroderma...

2014-05-29 16:26:50

Snap a "Selfie" and Become a Part of Our Next Awareness Campaign DANVERS, Mass., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too many people in the United States know nothing about scleroderma, a mysterious and frequently disabling condition, which affects an estimated 300,000 people, so this June the Scleroderma Foundation wants to increase awareness of the disease that can strip away a person's independence and quality of life. Scleroderma strikes women 4-to-1 over men, with the onset...

2014-05-16 12:25:06

Special Musical Guest Ben Folds with a Surprise Comedy Star; Cuisine provided by Top Chef Masters Susan Feniger, Mary Sue Milliken and Rick Moonen SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bob Saget will host the inaugural Las Vegas Cool Comedy - Hot Cuisine, a benefit for the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF), on Thurs., June 5 at the House of Blues in the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Saget, an SRF Board Member who lost his sister to scleroderma, will be joined...

2014-04-18 16:21:55

An evening of Cool Comedy, Live Music and Haute Cuisine to Benefit the Scleroderma Research Foundation SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to an eclectic and unique gathering of gifted and creative minds, new treatments for a rare autoimmune disease may be just a few short years away... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140418/76538 Comedian Bob Saget, author of the new book Dirty Daddy will host an evening of headlining music, comedy, food and wine...

2014-04-18 13:49:48

A discovery by Northwestern Medicine scientists could lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle of tissue scarring in people with scleroderma. Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, and progressive tightening of the skin and lungs can lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, death. The concept for new therapeutic options centers on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant professor in Medicine-Rheumatology, who identified the role...

2014-02-25 08:32:12

EASTBOURNE, England, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daval International, the emerging life sciences company focused on the development of novel treatments for serious unmet medical needs, today announced receipt of Orphan Drug Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Office of Orphan Products Development, for AIMSPRO(R) for the treatment of systemic sclerosis (scleroderma). "The granting of Daval's request for Orphan Drug Designation represents a...

2013-12-06 11:25:58

Findings could reshape research on cancer origins and treatment of other autoimmune diseases Johns Hopkins scientists have found evidence that cancer triggers the autoimmune disease scleroderma, which causes thickening and hardening of the skin and widespread organ damage. A report on the discovery, published in the Dec. 5 issue of Science, also suggests that a normal immune system is critical for preventing the development of common types of cancer. According to researchers,...


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  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.