Latest Reactive arthritis Stories

2010-01-25 12:25:00

TAU expert reviews environmental triggers - like hairspray and lipstick - of common autoimmune diseases.

2009-05-01 09:05:16

Arthritis can have significant physical and psychological repercussions that impact quality of life and for those of working age, it can affect their ability to remain employed.

2008-08-28 03:00:19

By Taghdiri, Celia Many people are shocked to learn that arthritis isn't just "an old person's disease." The reality is about 300,000 U.S. children, or one in 250, have joint inflammation that causes pain, redness, heat and swelling. Juvenile arthritis occurs before age 16.

2008-02-07 03:00:13

By Watkins, Jean AT A GLANCE BACTERIAL CONJUNCTIVITIS Presentation * Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva caused by bacteria, virus or allergy or associated with foreign body. * Bacteria involved are commonly Staphylococcus, Streptococcus pneumoniae or Haemophilus influenza.

2008-01-21 18:35:00

Scientists are beginning to take note of a troubling pattern of long-term health consequences for those who suffer food borne illnesses. Considering the high number of food recalls taking place in recent months, understanding these consequences has taken on a new sense of urgency.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.