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2011-10-11 20:50:00

American College of Rheumatology celebrates World Arthritis Day Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 The American College of Rheumatology joins organizations from around the world in celebrating World Arthritis Day. Held every year on October 12, this yearâs theme is âœMove to Improveâ â“ focusing on using physical activity to combat arthritis and rheumatic diseases â“ such as osteoarthritis,...

2011-08-09 15:19:00

Spotlight on Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Online Film Festival highlights psoriatic disease PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Psoriasis Foundation presents the first-ever film festival for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis to honor National Psoriasis Awareness Month in August. The Spotlight on Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Online Film Festival sheds light on life with psoriasis--a chronic, genetic disease of the immune system that appears on...

2011-07-11 20:37:03

Disease activity not affected by vitamin D levels New research reports a high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency among patients with psoriatic arthritis. Seasonal variation in vitamin D levels was not observed in patients in southern or northern locations. The findings published today in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), also show no association between disease activity and vitamin D level. Psoriasis is a common chronic...

2011-07-11 13:52:00

Bill aims to help patients work with their doctors to receive care they deserve PORTLAND, Ore., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure the 7.5 million Americans living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are fully and fairly treated--and to help patients develop more effective relationships with medical providers--the National Psoriasis Foundation created its Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for People with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis. The bill aims to help...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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