Latest Palindromic rheumatism Stories

2009-06-17 16:15:42

Researchers in Russia say they found stress events often preceded the onset of rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Tatiana Lisitsyna of the State Institute of Rheumatology of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences in Moscow also found 63 percent of those with rheumatoid arthritis also suffered psychiatric disorder -- 87 percent of these were depressive disorders. The study presented at the annual congress of the European League Against Rheumatism in Copenhagen, Denmark, also found one-third of...

2009-06-16 13:40:00

Researchers in France suggest that the season in which rheumatoid arthritis symptoms appear may indicate the severity of those symptoms. The findings, presented in Copenhagen at the annual congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, may help identify patients with rheumatoid arthritis needing more intensive early therapy. Study leader Dr. Gael Mouterde of Lapeyronie Hospital in Montpellier, France, said patients whose first symptoms occur in winter had greater erosion and joint...

2009-04-06 03:28:00

BANGKOK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic disease or an autoimmune disorder in which the body's defense system attacks the joints through the thin layer of cells called the synovium that lines and lubricates the joints. The most visible symptoms of RA are swollen joints and crippling stiffness, particularly of the hands and feet. It can cause fatigue, fever, loss of appetite and also impedes mobility and quality of life. RA cannot be confirmed or excluded by one...

2008-11-03 09:00:06

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc. , a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, today announced the publication of preclinical results for 2ME2 (Panzem(R) or 2- methoxyestradiol) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The results of the study, conducted by EntreMed collaborator, Dr. Ernest Brahn, Professor of Medicine, Rheumatology Program Director, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, were...

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