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2011-11-26 08:00:00

A recent clinical study that has found an alarming link between sleep problems and an increased risk for joint pain. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 26, 2011 The Doctors Health Press, a publisher of various natural health newsletters, books and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, supports a recent clinical study that has found an alarming link between sleep problems and an increased risk for joint pain. As reported in the Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin on...

2011-11-22 10:39:36

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is safe and effective treatment for juvenile fibromyalgia A recent trial shows cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) reduces functional disability and depressive symptoms in adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. The psychological intervention was found to be safe and effective, and proved to be superior to disease management education. Full findings from this multi-site clinical trial are published in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a peer-reviewed journal of the...

2011-11-16 09:44:12

More than 250 patient outcomes measures published in a single-source reference Assessment of patient outcomes allows physicians and researchers to measure the success or failure of diagnostics and treatments that patients receive. One set of measurement tools focuses on assessing adult pain and is included in a special issue of Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), providing physicians and researchers with a single resource of 250 patient...

2011-11-07 03:00:00

My Pain Bye Byeâ“ž¢ an all natural, body pain, arthritis, rheumatic, anti-inflammatory solution for all age groups Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) November 06, 2011 My Pain Bye Byeâ“ž¢ is a revolutionary new product that truly is the best solution for all types of body pain, especially rheumatoid arthritis with absolutely no side effects. Here's a report that was recently co-authored by Dr. Dianne Mosher - a Calgary rheumatologist. Arthritis...

2011-11-05 23:30:00

Based on current trends, nearly 6.5 million Americans between the ages of 35 and 84 are expected to be diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis in the next 10 years, according to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago. The study also reports that people as young as 45 to 64 years old will account for more than half of newly-diagnosed cases â“ increasing the need for total knee replacements and placing an...

2011-10-27 10:32:31

Atorvastatin is safe and may benefit pediatric patients with more severe lupus Atorvastatin therapy was found to be ineffective in reducing atherosclerosis progression in children and adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Results of the Atherosclerosis Prevention in Pediatric Lupus Erythematosus (APPLE) Trial, now available in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), report that the statin...

2011-10-27 06:25:44

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Women with lupus are 50 times more likely to have a heart attack; and all lupus patients are eight times more likely to develop premature coronary heart disease than the general population. Statins, a class of drug used to lower cholesterol, have been shown to reduce arthrosclerosis progression in adults, but have not been investigated in a pediatric lupus population. Atherosclerosis is a build-up of plaque in the arterial wall which can lead to heart attack and...

2011-10-21 13:35:16

OA of the knee burden higher in African-Americans while hand OA lower than Caucasians New research suggests African Americans have a higher burden of multiple, large-joint osteoarthritis (OA), and may not be recognized based on the current definition of "generalized OA." African Americans were also more likely to have knee OA, but less likely to be affected by hand OA than Caucasians according to the findings reported today in Arthritis & Rheumatism, a peer-reviewed journal of the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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